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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 Housing Benefit is calculated

Learn about the rules which are used to calculate housing benefit

What Discretionary Housing Payments are Available

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

Can I rent a property with an IVA

Yes! As long as you can do the following

Migrants Renting Problems

Despite the myths about migrants getting social housing, the numbers that do so within five years of arriving in the country are tiny.
loans for unemployed on benefits

DSS and DHSS Loans

Great Info about loans for those claiming benefits.

10 Tips for Tenants to help you get that property

These tips will make your search easier, quicker and less stressful

Deposit Loans

Discover everything you need to know when looking for deposit help

How To Improve Your Credit Score

It can be difficult to rent if you have bad credit, here are some tips on improving your credit rating to make it easier to rent a property.

Landlord and Tenant Act 1985

The complete Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 as dictated by the law

Renting for Migrants

How Rental Housing conditions are being targeted for new migrants

Housing Benefit payments now limited by your area

Reduced weekly rent payments which are affected by your area!

Discretionary Housing Payments Form

What's in it and how to complete the Discretionary Housing Payments Form.

The MyDeposits ADR Claim Process

How to make a claim if your deposit is registered with the MyDeposits scheme

Tip for sharing a rented house or flat

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

What is Local Housing Allowance?

Learn all about LHA
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Guarantor Form

What's in a Rent Guarantor Form and what you need to do.

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