Index of Topics and Terms

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A to ZLandlord Law is a very large site and sometimes people struggle to find things.

So this page has an alphabetical list of terms you may be looking for and is another way to locate content, in addition to the existing drop-down indexes, the  topics and the checklists.  There is also a site search facility but you will probably find what you want quicker with the index.

NB If you can’t open the sections below click here for our help page.

We have tried to include all the Landlord Law content here but (as landlord Law is a large site) may have missed some items.  If you want to suggest a term to go here, tell us via the green button messenger service (find it bottom right of the screen).  You will find some extra notes here.

Topics and terms starting with A.

See here for all our content on Letting Agents

See here for a Legal Basics course on agency law

See the member training video here from Dave Princep on the three silent killers

Topics and terms starting with B.


There is also a betterment spreadsheet calculator which is linked from the FAQ above.

See here for the draft clauses (scroll right down or click the link at the top of the page)


Topics and terms starting with C

Topics and terms starting with D.


There is a practice guide on the execution of deeds here.

Please see the content on the Property Condition topic page.

Topics and terms starting with F.

This is the system of rent control for ‘protected tenancies’ governed by the Rent Act 1977




Topics and terms starting with H.

See also the shared properties and HMOs topic page.

For licensing see also our Local Authority Directory




Legal cases:

Blog Post

Training Courses

Topics and terms starting with K.

Landlord Law Kits are special guides, some available to members, some not.  Below are blog posts which explain them and give links.

Blog Post

Topics and terms starting with L.

Topics and terms starting with M.

A ‘minor’ is someone under the age of 18.


Topics and terms starting with P.

This is normally taken as meaning tenancy deposit prescribed information but it can also refer to the governments How to Rent guide which appears under H in this index.



Legal cases:

Topics and terms starting with R.

Topics and terms starting with S.

Note that we do not have a deed of surrender, instead we have a letter which you will find in the Landlords Letters page.


Topics and terms starting with T.

See the tenancy agreements topic page.

If you want to create one of our tenancy agreements go here and scroll down. Make sure you are logged in first!

Topics and terms starting with W.

WalesWales is devolved to the Welsh Assembly and gradually the housing law in England and Wales is diverging.

Items of content which just refer to Wales can be identified by the Welsh flag icon.

Please also see the Law in Wales special information page.


To see recently loaded up content see our New Content page.

If you find any relevant content which has been missed off one of the sections, please let us know!

Note that some content, in particular most of the videos and the eviction guide content, is only available to Business Level members.

switchingIf you are a Basic Level member and want to ‘switch’ your membership type see our guidance here.