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Private Rented Housing

YorHome Property Letting Agency

City of York Council  operate YorHome as an ethical, non-profit letting agency, managing over 40 private rental properties in York, Easingwold and Stillington.


Please visit the City of York Council website here for more information. 

York Property Accreditation

You can find accredited properties on the YorProperty website.

YorProperty is an accreditation scheme for private landlords and agents who provide accommodation in York. It promotes good quality, well-managed private accommodation and helps tenants by identifying and advertising properties which meet the scheme standards.


For more information about:

  • Who receives accreditation
  • Expected standards

Please visit the City of York website.

Private Tenant Support

If you are a private tenant or are considering renting from a private landlord the government's booklet 'How to Rent: the checklist for renting in England' has further information about your rights and responsibilities.

The guide covers each stage of the rental process, including:

  • what to look out for before renting
  • living in a rented home
  • if you are asked to leave
  • what happens at the end of a tenancy
  • what to do if things go wrong

For more information about:

  • Legal requirements
  • Reporting concerns


Please visit the City of York Council website.

Landlords must also have registered every deposit with a tenancy deposit protection scheme - more information is available on the GOV.UK website.

Last reviewed: 24/04/2018

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