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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 with over 90,000 registered members worldwide because we concentrate on tenants needs.

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. We cover everything from housing benefit, Tenancy Deposits, Letting Agents and the various Property, Landlord and Tenant Acts. 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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Renting Property with Pets

Pet friendly accommodation is in short supply these days follow these tips to help your cause

How Housing Benefit is calculated

Learn about the rules which are used to calculate housing benefit

The landlord was trying to charge the tenant to register the deposit and also failed to protect the security deposit - Landlord and Tenant Law

This landlord tried to charge the tenant for something that he has to do by law - find out who won this case?

What does Joint and Several mean in your tenancy agreement?

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

Council House Exchange

How do you exchange your council house for another?

What does a landlord’s gas safety certificate actually cover?

Is your gas safety up to scratch? See what yours should include

Cap on the Maximum Benefit you can receive from April 2013

From April 2013 the Government will cap welfare benefit payments. Learn about the new maximum limits for families and individuals living in council or housing association properties.
illegal letting fees in scotland

About illegal tenancy charges in Scotland

If you rent in Scotland and been charged letting fees you can get them back !

Renting with Bad Credit

Tips on how to rent with bad credit...

Tenants get their deposit money back in dispute cases

National deposit schemes are working as more tenants are refunded

How many bedrooms will housing benefit allow me?

Its down to your situation, find out more
bedroom tax rates

Will I be Affected by the New Bedroom Tax?

The UK Government’s new “Bedroom Tax” may affect your housing benefit payment if you are a council or housing association tenant. You can see the new rules here…..

Income Protection

If you lose your job, become ill or have an accident how will you pay your bills?

Students Contents Insurance

Make sure you safeguard your belongings, cheaper to insure than replace that laptop
Mortgage Application

Getting a Right to Buy Mortgage

If you take up your right to buy council house option you will need a mortgage - heres some options

Housing Benefit Entitlement in Relative’s Property

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

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