What are the requirements of a tenant?

•  Pay the rent as outlined in the tenancy agreement.

•  Pay the council tax, utility bills and water rates, unless otherwise stated.

•  Obtain a TV licence for the property.

•  Look after the property, but a tenant should get the landlord’s permission prior to attempting any repairs or decoration.

•  Report any maintenance problems.

•  Regularly test the smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarm.

•  Not cause a nuisance to any neighbours.

•  Not sub-let the property or take in a lodger without speaking to the landlord or agent.

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