Tenants Responsibility

Your responsibilities as a tenant

This information is for those tenants renting from a housing association, local authority council, or private landlord, in the context of DABORACONWAY's popular guaranteed rent scheme. Being a responsible tenant ensures a harmonious landlord-tenant relationship and maintains the property's integrity. There are essential obligations tenants must adhere to, ranging from timely rent payments and property upkeep to complying with tenancy agreements. Understanding these responsibilities will make your renting experience easier for all parties involved.

  • To occupy the property as your principal home.
  • Not to sublet the property.
  • Not to cause damage to the property, fixtures, fittings or furniture belonging to the landlord, or to allow members of your household or visitors to do so.
  • To consult DABORACONWAY about any proposals to make alterations to the property, including redecoration. Written permission should be obtained prior to any works being undertaken.
  • To report the need for any repairs to DABORACONWAY.
  • Not to cause disturbance, nuisance or annoyance to neighbours or to allow members of your household or visitors to do so.
  • To allow DABORACONWAY access to the property for the purpose of inspections or carrying out repairs.
  • To keep appointments you make with DABORACONWAY or its’ contractors.
  • To give at least one weeks’ written notice to DABORACONWAY when you wish to leave the property.
  • To leave your property clean and tidy when you move out.

You should be able to locate the following:

  • Fuse box.
  • Stop cock (to turn off water).
  • Your boiler and boiler controls.

The above is not an exhaustive list. Please consult your 'Tenants Welcome Pack' for full details of your responsibilities and all the services available to you.

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