Private Renting Your Rights

Many of our students rent privately and we understand that sometimes they can experience difficulties-we are here to help. This leaflet is a brief guide for students within the Private Rental Sector in Northern Ireland. Other useful links for private tenants are this link is an excellent resource on your legal rights as a tenant. Click here to learn more about your rights and responsibilies, as well as guidance on looking for the perfect property.

If you believe there has been a breach?

Then talk to us for free and fully confidential advice.

Looking for somewhere to live?

Please click here for a comprehensive guide and here for your checklists.

Living in the private rental sector?

Please click here to learn more about your rights

Leaving your property?

Please click here to learn more about getting your deposit back or for help if you are facing eviction.

Thinking about renting?

You can review properties, landlords and neighbourhoods at

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    Please contact one of our Advice Team Staff Members listed below.


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