Resources | Looking for somewhere to live

Renting a home can be a challenge, but it’s easier when you know your rights. Here you can find information on a range of different topics:

From searching for a home, to signing the contract, here you can find resources to help you.

Choosing Your Housemates

If you’re thinking of moving in with other people, follow our top tips for harmonious co-habiting. Check out our Choosing Your Housemates video here  

Right to Rent Checks

When you apply to rent your home in England your landlord or letting agent will ask for additional information from you so they can complete a ‘Right to Rent’ check, but what does it mean? As part of the Immigration Act 2014, landlords will be required to check their tenants’ immigration status before offering a […]

Housing Checklists and Guides

Our housng checklist is designed so that you can take it with you when you visit a potentail new home. Download our Ready to Rent Housing Checklist Fersiwn Cymraeg House Hunting Checklist CY Download our quick guide to what the new regulations on fees, licensing/ registration mean for tenants in Scotland Be Clear on Fees and Licensing Scotland […]

Save money on your Energy Bills

When looking for a property there are a number of actions you can take to save money on your energy bills. Check out our guidance document for details here.

Model Guarantor Agreement

Lots of landlords and letting agents will require a ‘guarantor’ before they rent a property to you – a person who will be liable to pay rent or other money should you not be able to. If you are on a joint contract, check the wording of this to ensure that your guarantor is not […]