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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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Before you Sign the Tenancy Agreement

You need to thoroughly understand the assured shorthold tenancy agreement before you sign - here's a few TenantsTips

Making a Complaint about your Letting Agent

If you have some problems and not getting any joy with your agent follow these guidelines

What does Joint and Several mean in your tenancy agreement?

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

Types of Tenancies for Minors Equitable tenancy

Although the minor does not have a tenancy and would not be enforceable at law, there is an alternative

Benefit Problems and Landlord taking you to court because of rent arrears

If the landlord takes you to court beware of the following

What is Tenants Contents Insurance?

Why Lose your £1000 deposit when you dont have to?
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Guarantor Agreement

What's in a Rent Guarantor Agreement and what you should look out for.

I’m in rent arrears can I just hand the keys back and walk away

Well, you can do but we seriously advise against it, heres why ...

What is a Housing Association and how do they work?

Confused by the meaning of council housing?

What Discretionary Housing Payments are Available

Learn what you can claim for and get extra benefit money when you are struggling

What is a Rent Assessment Committee?

When you think the rent is too high you can get formal help in the form of a tribunal meeting
Housing benefit payments are late

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

Learn where you stand with your landlord

What is an Order for Possession?

Understand what a order for possession means and what you must do

Order for Possession Process

What is the correct process your landlord must follow to succeed with a possession notice.

Rent No Deposit

If you have not got a deposit, what can you do? Here's a few ideas.

Can the landlord evict me if I lied on my tenancy application?

It’s a case of “yes you can be evicted - but...

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