Homes and property Report a repair to your landlord

Problems with a private landlord or agent

Your landlord, or their agent, has legal responsibilities to manage your tenancy fairly and to keep your home up to a decent standard. As a private tenant you also have rights and responsibilities too.

Good landlords, agents and tenants can sign up to our Manchester renting pledge to show a public commitment to good standards in private renting.

Get advice

If your landlord or agent doesn't come up to the standards, get advice straight away. If:

Rights and responsibilities

See more about private renting rights and responsibilities, and dealing with landlord and agent problems:

Nothing was done when repairs were reported

You need to start a formal procedure.

Make a complaint

If you want to make a complaint about a private landlord or agent, get in touch with them directly.

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