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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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When can a landlord charge for gas and electricity?

If you think you are being charged excessively for electricity and gas by your landlord, know your rights.

Student Loans

Great value low cost loans just for students

Tip for sharing a rented house or flat

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

The Section 213 means your landlord must register your tenancy deposit

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

Do tenants need to have their own contents insurance?

Learn why its a good idea for you to get your own cover

Can my housing benefit be paid directly to my landlord?

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

Types of tenancies for minors Letting to families

Other than letting to a minor alone of course minors also form part of whole families who may wish to rent accommodation.
Can I claim housing benefit

Can I claim Housing Benefit?

Can you claim housing benefit? Find out!

What is a holding deposit?

You will be asked for one - do you know what it is? Discover here!

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!

What is an Inventory and Schedule of Condition

The inventory - is it more important than the tenancy agreement?

What happens if my rent is cheaper than the housing benefit rates?

You want to keep the difference right? Find out if you can

Housing benefit changes from January 2012: Reductions in LHA if you are under 35

Under 35? Your housing benefit payments will be reduced from January 2012

Tenants Deposit Deductions Due to Not Cleaning

Cleaning is the most common cause of deposit deductions,

What does a Section 21 Notice mean?

The legal meaning to a section 21

Renting to Minors – Can I Rent Under 18

Many landlords refuse to let to 16- and 17-year-olds because they fear that minors cannot be bound by a contract but it doesnt have to be this way.

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