Tenant Fees Act 2019

The Tenant Fees Act 2019, prohibits Landlords and agents from charging any fees to tenants, other than those permitted by the act.

The Tenant Fees Act applies to assured shorthold tenancies, student accommodation tenancies and licences to occupy housing in the private rented sector.

Download the student tenancies leaflet

Download a guide to the law for landlords and property agents

If you have been charged a prohibited payment, or your landlord/agent is not complying with these requirements please contact your local authority via the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 0808 223 11 33 or Online Chat