Guide for tenants


Whether you are looking to secure a smart city centre pad, a cosy family home or well-located student accommodation, our friendly experienced Lettings team at Howard are here to help you find the right place.


We have a range of property available to suit your needs and budget. With our instant property alerts we will keep you updated when new rental properties arrive on the market. Simply call the office today on 0117 923 8238 and speak to our team to register.

Found something you like on our website? Please contact the office on 0117 923 8238 to arrange a viewing. Viewings are available Monday to Saturday only.

Useful Information for Tenants

How to Rent, the Checklist for Renting in England Guide

Offering on a Property and Right to Rent

Howard are legally required to carry out Right to Rent checks for all tenants. We will require sight of original documentation which proves your nationality and that you have a right to remain in the UK. The exact documentation we will require depends on your status and we will confirm to you at the appropriate time, but may include your Passport, National Identity Card, Birth Certificate, Immigration Status Document, Driving License, Biometric Residence Permit etc.

It will be necessary for you to come to our office in person where you can also complete the application forms as well as provide your photo ID and proof of address. Please note we can only accept the following as proof of address:

• Bank or Building Society Statements (not older than 3 months)
• Local Authority Council Tax bill (current year)
• Utility bill (Gas, Electricity, Water, not older than 3 months)
• Mortgage Statement (most recent)
• Current Tenancy Agreement
• Telephone Bill not older than 3 months (not mobile phone)

All offers are subject to contract and satisfactory references, ID and Right to Rent checks. Please declare anything which could impact on your credit scoring or receiving a suitable Landlord’s reference etc. If you are unsure about any of these aspects please do not hesitate to discuss with our member of staff on the viewing.