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Ten things you need to know or do if you're thinking of renting a home

Most of us will rent at one time or another.  For those tenants in receipt of housing benefits, renting a property is a long-term commitment, so there are various factors that can make or break enjoyment of a property.

Tenants face many potential pitfalls when it comes to finding the right property. It's important to go through all the elements with a fine tooth comb to make sure you're clear where the responsibilities lie. 

Are social landlords prepared for universal credit?

Social housing can learn from the private rented sector to prepare for the government's new welfare reforms.

For the last 12 months, I have been travelling the country and meeting large and small social and private landlords to see what preparations they are making for Universal Credit.