Students in private rented accommodation
If you’re not in university housing, you’re probably renting privately or you’re a lodger. You have the same rights as any other private tenant or lodger - but there are special rules about council tax for students.
Get advice about renting from a private landlord if you have an assured shorthold tenancy. Most people have this type of tenancy.
Find out what rights you have if you're a lodger. You can also check what support you can get if you need help with housing.