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  1. Tenancy agreements

    Information on tenancy agreements including the rights and obligations of tenants and landlords, and covering sham tenancies and unfair tenancy agreements.

  2. Relationship breakdown and housing – transferring a tenancy for the benefit of children of a marriage or civil partnership

    Court powers to order a tenancy transfer if it's for the good of a couple's child or children if a marriage or civil partnership breaks down.

  3. Relationship breakdown and housing – transferring a tenancy to a spouse or civil partner

    Court powers to transfer a tenancy if a marriage or civil partnership breaks down.

  4. Relationship breakdown and housing – stopping a tenancy ending if you are a spouse or civil partner

    How you can prevent your spouse or civil partner from ending the tenancy for your home without your knowledge or agreement if your relationship breaks down.

  5. Relationship breakdown and housing – stopping a tenancy ending if you live with your partner

    How you can prevent your partner from ending the tenancy for your home without your knowledge or agreement if your relationship breaks down.

  6. Controlled goods agreements - bailiffs

    Explains what a controlled goods agreement from a bailiff is, what it looks like and how you can check it is correct (includes sample picture).

  7. Controlled goods agreements - text only

    Explains what a controlled goods agreement from a bailiff is, what it should contain and how you can check it is correct (text only version).

  8. Relationship breakdown and housing – transferring a tenancy for the benefit of children for couples who live together

    Court powers to order a tenancy transfer if it's for the good of a couple's child or children of people living together if the relationship breaks down.

  9. Common problems with renting

    Information on the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants including repairs, provision of gas, electricity and water supplies, ending the tenancy, sitting tenant, fixed,assured and shorthold tenancies.

  10. Relationship breakdown and housing – transferring a tenancy to a partner

    Court powers to transfer a tenancy where people live together and the relationship breaks down.

  11. Relationship breakdown and housing – long-term options for spouses and civil partners in a rented home

    Long-term options for settling housing disputes for people renting their home when a marriage or civil partnership breaks down.

  12. Student housing - ending your agreement in halls

    Explains the rules about ending your tenancy or licence agreement when living in university halls of residence. Covers fixed term and periodic agreements, leaving before the agreement ends and getting your deposit back.

  13. Relationship breakdown and housing – long-term options for partners in a rented home

    Long-term options for settling housing disputes for people living together in a rented home when the relationship breaks down.

  14. Rights of subtenants who live with their landlord

    Rights and responsibilities of subtenants (excluded occupiers) who live with their landlord.

  15. Student housing – ending your agreement in private rented housing

    Explains how to end a tenancy or licence agreement correctly when living in privately-rented student housing. Covers different types of tenancy, giving notice and getting your deposit back.

  16. Student housing – assured shorthold tenants

    Explains the rights and responsibilities of students living as assured shorthold tenants in private rented housing.

  17. Student housing - standards in halls

    Explains the codes of standards that universities must follow, when providing halls of residence for students. Covers repairs and maintenance, fire, electrical and gas safety, security, managing tenancy/licence agreements and how to make a complaint.

  18. Student housing – sharing accommodation

    Explains how the rights and responsibilities of students sharing accommodation vary, according to the type of tenancy agreement they have (whether they are joint tenants, sole tenants or lodgers).

  19. Using a legal adviser

    Finding a legal adviser, information on using a solicitor, solicitors' costs and bills, and using a barrister through the public access scheme.

  20. Rights of subtenants who do not live with their landlord

    Rights and responsibilities of subtenants who don't live with their landlord.