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Getting your head around rights as a renter can feel like learning a foreign language – but you have some protections and knowing what they are will help you feel more in control.
Take a look at some of the most common questions we get asked and if you can't find the answer here, drop us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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To learn more about what renting in the UK really looks like, take a look at our renting fact sheet.