Law guide: Landlords

See how we helped Liz

"It's not just a website... there are people there on call who can help answer your queries."

Liz W, London

How to set up a tenancy

How to set up a tenancy

This section covers what you need to do to set up the tenancy:

  • Finding and managing tenants (and conducting necessary checks)
  • Registering the tenancy deposit
  • Giving the tenant all the required documents, including (not an exhaustive list):
    • Information about the tenancy deposit scheme you're using
    • Inventory of furnishings and fittings (if required)
    • Rent book (if required)
    • Energy Performance Certificate
    • Gas safety certificate (if applicable)

To help you decide the type of tenancy that suits your needs, see Tenancy and lodger agreements.

For what to include in a tenancy agreement, see What's in a tenancy agreement?.

Copyright © 2021 Epoq Group Ltd. All trademarks acknowledged, all rights reserved

This website is operated by Epoq Legal Ltd, company number 3707955, whose registered office is at 2 Imperial Place, Maxwell Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1JN. Epoq Legal Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA number 645296).