If you are a private tenant, the law protects you and it's important to keep up to date with your renting rights. This will allow you to feel more confident in challenging poor or illegal practices if a situation arises.
Discretionary Housing Payment
If you get Housing Benefit or Universal Credit and cannot afford your rent you may be able to apply for a Discretionary Housing Payment.
Rent arrears: Tenant Grant Fund
If you’re worried about rent arrears you could get support from this fund through your local council. It’s for both social and private tenants.