This page offers information about agencies that can offer support and advice to private tenants in Portsmouth.

Advice Portsmouth

Advice Portsmouth provides free confidential advice to people living in Portsmouth. They can help with general and specialist advice on:

  • Housing
  • Welfare benefits
  • Debt
  • Employment
  • Family issues
  • Consumer issues

For more information visit Advice Portsmouth on the You Trust website.


The Shelter website offers information on a number of topics including:

  • Ending a tenancy
  • Finding a private rented home
  • Upfront costs of renting
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Private renting agreements

For more information visit the Shelter website.

Gov.UK Website

The Gov.UK website offers information on a number of topics for private tenants including:

  • Your rights and responsibilities if you’re a tenant in a private rented property.
  • Document checks
  • Your landlords responsibilities
  • Repairs
  • Antisocial behaviour
  • Complaints

For further information visit the Private Renting page on Gov.UK.

Citizens Advice

The Citizens Advice website holds information on a wide range of housing related topics including:

  • Types of tenancy
  • Repair information
  • Renting with others
  • Using a guarantor

For further information visit the housing page on the Citizens Advice website.