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Hey! As tenant's ourselves, we've found ourselves in sticky or questionable situations while renting (especially as a student tenant), we thought it might be helpful to compile a list of sources and extra information to help you make more informed choices while renting.
Preface: depending on when you started renting, your rights may differ.
This page was updated last on the 10th of July 2020.
Whether you're a first time renter, or first time student renter the same rules apply to you.
As a student, you may find the quality of the homes a bit rougher but this varies with price, location and a number of other factors.
The government has key rules listed here and we've written a few answers to questions you might have around them.