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Assured shorthold tenancy changes for landlords

New legislation has changed the process a landlord must follow to repossess a property under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988, including additional changes due to COVID-19.

Get help with renting out your property

We can help find tenants and give advice and support for renting out your property.

Fire safety for landlords

The fire safety legislation you need to comply with as a landlord.

Health and safety standards for landlords

Your responsibilities and what you need to do to keep your property free from hazards.

How to join a tenancy deposit scheme

See the schemes available and find out what you're responsibilities are.

Get an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)

An EPC is required for nearly all privately rented residential accommodation.

Lettings agents and property managers: redress schemes

All lettings agents and property managers must join a Government-approved redress scheme

West of England Rent with Confidence Accreditation Scheme

Show tenants that you meet certain quality standards by joining this scheme.

Tenancy agreements: a guide for landlords

See the different types of tenancy agreement and which is suitable for you.

Find, buy and develop empty properties

We can give you a loan to help you restore and develop empty properties.

Private housing policies and performance

Information on what we do to improve housing across Bristol.