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TenantsTips is a website that provides independent information and advice for tenants who currently rent or people who are looking to rent houses, flats, apartments and other residential property.

We are becoming one of the largest online information sources for tenants and would-be tenants growing our membership year on year since we started in 2009. We now have over 115,000 members are now registered worldwide because we have and continue to concentrate on tenants needs providing valuable resource for help and advice.

Our goal is to address the needs of the tenant and to help ensure they don't fall foul of bad landlord and agency practices. Topics cover everything from Social Services, Tenancy Deposits, Rental Agents and the various Property, Landlord and Tenant Acts to maintenance, tenancy agreements and so much more. We also have a tenants forum where people can discuss issues and pages where you can search for properties to rent and so much more. If you can't find what you're looking for use the site search and enter a keyword about what you are looking for and we will find the right articles for you.



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Why do the LHA rates change each month?

Learn the reasons why LHA rates change each month

Will the changes to housing benefit affect you?

Housing benefit is changing and it WILL affect you!

Housing benefit changes from 1 April 2011: Reduced payments for non-dependents

Other adults live with you? Your payments will be reduced

I don’t have a tenancy agreement

Don't have an agreement? Your right to request confirmation of tenancy from your landlord
Housing benefit payments are late

Housing benefit haven't paid me what shall I do?

Learn where you stand with your landlord

The advantages of renting from a private landlord

Discover ALL of the benefits from renting directly from a private landlord, not just cheaper rental prices!

The Section 213 means your landlord must register your tenancy deposit

Your landlord must register your deposit - according to the law!

Tip for sharing a rented house or flat

Some basics you need to think about before sharing a rented property
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Being a Guarantor

So, what does it actually mean for someone to become a guarantor for a friend or colleague who is taking up a rental agreement?

Can my housing benefit be paid directly to my landlord?

Want your benefit to go straight to your landlord? Find out how

The Housing (Tenancy Deposit Schemes) Order 2007

The essential piece of Law that tells you all about your deposit and how it is to be handled by landlords and Agents

What does Joint and Several mean in your tenancy agreement?

If you split the rent with someone else, you may be at risk

Legal Protection from Eviction 1977

Law covering what can and cannot be done about evicting tenants.
Signing tenancy agreement

Rent or Buy a Property. What is best and does it matter?

Don't get caught out when it's too late, read your tenancy agreement before you sign it, Here is a few tenantstips.

How Housing Benefit is calculated

Learn about the rules which are used to calculate housing benefit

Is damp and condensation dangerous to my health?

Discover the health problems damp and condensation can cause

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