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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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How do I find my landlords address when renting from a letting agent

Tenants have the right to know who your landlord is! Here's how to find out!

Renting for Migrants

How Rental Housing conditions are being targeted for new migrants
ADR Resolution

ADR – Alternative Dispute Resolution – What is it?

How to make a claim through the various tenancy deposit schemes available

What does Joint and Several mean in your tenancy agreement?

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

What is Section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985?

It defines what your landlord must do

Tip for sharing a rented house or flat

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

Contents insurance that protects your tenancy deposit

Find out why you should never lose your deposit!

What is the fixed term of a tenancy agreement

Many tenants do not understand the phrase fixed term so here's some the info

House Swaps How to Do it

How do you even go about swapping your home, some help along the way

Does my landlord need to get a HMO license?

If you think your landlord needs a HMO license here some questions to ask yourself about the property you live in

My landlord is trying to evict me - here's what you must do

Is your landlord doing it by the book? Find out.

What is Section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985?

It defines what your landlord must do
late rent fee

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.

How Often Can I get Discretionary Housing Payments

There are two types of DHPs, lump sum payments and ongoing payments. See How it works.

What to do if the landlord is not upholding agreements

If your landlord (or agent) agreed to do something before you moved in and didn’t here’s what you can do..
loans for unemployed on benefits

DSS and DHSS Loans

Great Info about loans for those claiming benefits.

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