Tenant advice for landlords

Understand your rights find and out what your landlords legal obligations are.

What to consider when dealing with tenants

There are a number of things to consider when letting out your property. It is important to understand what your responsibilities are and what do do if things go wrong.

We ask landlords to support our commitment to ending homelessness in the city. If you have tenancy issues, please contact early.intervention@brighton-hove.gov.uk and we will work with you to try to help resolve the problems and avoid the tenancy ending in an eviction.

How to let guide

The How to let guide contains important information which will help you to understand what responsibilities you have as a landlord, which will help you create a positive relationship with your tenant.

Tenant Fees Act 2019

The Tenant Fees Act 2019 provides guidance for tenants, landlords, letting agents and local authority enforcement officers by explaining how the Act affects them.

Check your tenants’ right to rent

Landlords must check that a tenant or lodger can legally rent you residential property in England. Check your tenants’ right to rent.

Minimum Level of Energy Efficiency standard

From 1 April 2018, the MEES regulations have required landlords to comply with a minimum energy efficiency standard in their rented properties. Find out what you must do to comply with energy efficiency standards in your rented properties.