Subletting happens when an existing tenant lets all or part of their home to someone else who is known as a subtenant. Many tenants need permission before they can sublet.
These pages provide information and advice on housing issues if you are thinking about subletting your home and what could happen if you don't go about it in the right way.
Subletting and whether tenants are allowed to sublet their home.
What to think about before subletting part of your home and becoming a resident landlord.
Rights that different tenants have to sublet their home.
What your landlord can do if you unlawfully sublet your home.
Rights and responsibilities of subtenants (excluded occupiers) who live with their landlord.
Rights and responsibilities of subtenants who don't live with their landlord.
What happens when you are a subtenant but the tenant was not allowed to sublet their home and their tenancy ends.
The criminal offences of unlawful subletting and the penalties you could face if you are found guilty.
Unlawful profits orders in both criminal and civil proceedings for unlawful subletting of social housing.