Information correct as of April 2021. You are advised to contact the Students’ Union Advice Service for advice specific to your circumstances before taking any action. If you find any broken links please let us know as links may change without us being notified.
Make sure you have double checked that your tenancy agreement doesn’t have a break clause in it (most don’t but it is worth checking). If your tenancy does contain a break clause contact the Students’ Union Advice Service with a copy of your agreement for advice.
If your tenancy agreement doesn’t have a break clause or you are still living in the property or you are struggling to pay your rent, then it is important that you communicate with your landlord at the earliest opportunity.
When you contact your landlord, you should include the following information:
Include your what you would like the outcome to be:
We can check your letter for you before you send it to your landlord. Send a draft, along with a copy of your tenancy agreement, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ensure that all communication with your landlord or letting agent is in email format. Avoid communicating via text message/phone!
This makes it easy to keep a record of your communications.