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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. Almost 100,000 members are now registered worldwide because we 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.



Top ranked articles

Immigrants beware of Rental Scams

Why replying to a web or paper ad and sending the landlord your deposit could cost you

How to stop or avoid being evicted from your rented property

Ways to avoid being evicted as a tenant

The maximum rent you can claim through housing benefit

New limits to the amounts you can claim through housing benefit
How to Change a tenancy agreement

About changing a tenancy agreement

Things to consider when you need to change the terms of a tenancy agreement
End of Tenancy

How to prepare for ending the tenancy

Once it’s been decided that the tenant will move out it’s time to start planning for it as it will help you to get the full deposit back.

PPI Claim

If you have a loan with any Financial institution you may be able to reclaim thousands if you have been miss sold PPI
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…..

Landlord and Tenant Act 1985

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

Tip for sharing a rented house or flat

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

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..
Signing tenancy agreement

Rent or Buy a Property. What is best and does it matter?

Don't get caught out when it's too late, read your tenancy agreement before you sign it, Here is a few tenantstips.

PPI Claim

If you have a loan with any Financial institution you may be able to reclaim thousands if you have been miss sold PPI

How to be a good Tenant

Follow these guidelines to enjoy your tenancy and avoid problems with your landlord.

Landlord taken to court for harassment of their tenant and property disrepair - Landlord and Tenant Law

Action was taken against this landlord mainly for property disrepair - find the outcome!
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.

I just received a CCJ judgement - what happens now?

If you have received a CCJ heres some advice on what might happen next

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