Private Rented Sector
From 1 April 2013 a landlord must, by law, protect any deposit taken in connection with a private tenancy in an approved tenancy deposit scheme. For more information please see our Tenancy Deposit Schemes
Private Tenancies Order
New legislation was introduced on 1 April 2007 which provides a new structure for the private rented sector in Northern Ireland. More details can be found on the Private Tenancies Order
Private Rented Sector Strategy
The aim of the strategy is to encourage the development of a healthy private rented sector, capable of responding more effectively to the housing need in Northern Ireland.
Support for Repair & Improvement - Responses to Consultation Document
Responses to the recent consultation document can be viewed by clicking on the following link:
Houses in Multiple Occupation - Responses to Consultation Document
The Department would like to thank all those who have responded to the recent consultation document.