Dear Viewer


The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) has published the updated How to Rent Guide – The Checklist for Renting in England at 10.00 am today, 24 March 2023. The new guide must be issued by both letting agents and landlords to new tenants or those renewing.


The new version includes small revisions:

  • Approved Identity Service Providers for UK/Irish citizens under Right to Rent
  • Mandatory to have a Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms in a property where there is a combustible gas appliance (excluding a gas cooker)
  • Changes to the Code of Practice on Right to Rent to Rent Civil Penalty Scheme for agents and their landlords


Click here to download a PDF of the updated How to Rent guide  →

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