Chelmsford City Council

Advice for tenants

If you are a tenant in a privately rented property, you have certain rights and responsibilities.

You can find more information about private renting on GOV.UK including:

  • your rights and responsibilities as a tenant
  • advice about repairs, rent disputes and deposits

Shelter also provides advice on:

  • finding a home with a private landlord
  • paying rent and other costs
  • rental agreements
  • problems during a tenancy
  • what to do when you leave a property

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    Last updated: 27 April 2022

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