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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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Holiday Loan

If you're short of available cash for your next holiday you might want to consider a holiday loan.

Tip for sharing a rented house or flat

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

Need a Guarantor

If your landlord asks for a guarantor where do you start in finding one - we have a few tips for you.

Sharing and renting together but someone wants to leave

Its important to make sure you do things right or it might be costly

The MyDeposits ADR Claim Process

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

How to rent with Bad Credit, CCJ's, IVA's or Bankruptcy

Expert secrets of how to rent with bad credit...
Rats in the cellar

Rats in Rented Property

There is a huge problem across the country at the moment with rats so what do you do if you have them?

Housing benefit changes from 1 April 2011: The end of the 'excess payment'

Will the end of the excess payment hurt your pocket?

Renting with Bad Credit

Tips on how to rent with bad credit...

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..

Housing Benefit Entitlement in Relative’s Property

If you are renting a property from a relative here are some tips for Housing Benefit Claims

The maximum rent you can claim through housing benefit

New limits to the amounts you can claim through housing benefit
repairing obligations

What is disrepair?

Your landlord is required to keep your home in good repair and has the following important obligations

Making a Complaint about your Letting Agent

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

When can a landlord enter a rented property occupied by a tenant

Generally, there are two types of clause allowing the landlord access, do they apply to you?

How Often Can I get Discretionary Housing Payments

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

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