As with any business, being a landlord carries risk. It's essential that a landlord keep professional business records and copies of any communication with tenants. This paperwork will help if a legal dispute arises and you end up in court.
Dealing with problem tenants
Lots of people are struggling to manage with housing issues because of the coronavirus crisis. Check out our Coronavirus section for information and advice on common problems, including help to pay your rent and mortgage, eviction and repairs.