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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.

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Being a Guarantor

So, what does it actually mean for someone to become a guarantor for a friend or colleague who is taking up a rental agreement?

How Housing Benefit is calculated

Learn about the rules which are used to calculate housing benefit

What is an Inventory and Schedule of Condition

The inventory - is it more important than the tenancy agreement?

Housing benefit changes from 1 April 2011: Reduced payments for non-dependents

Other adults live with you? Your payments will be reduced

Quick Cash Loans

Quick cash loans for tenants where you can get the money tomorrow in cash.
penalty clauses in tenany agreements

What the tenant needs to know about Penalty Clauses in tenancy agreements

What are penalty clauses and are they valid? - here's a few TenantsTips

Tenants Deposit Deductions Due to Not Cleaning

Cleaning is the most common cause of deposit deductions,

Student Renting at Univeristy or College the basics

Some of the basics a student needs to know when renting through a univeristy or renting through a college.

Do tenants need to have their own contents insurance?

Learn why its a good idea for you to get your own cover

Tenants get their deposit money back in dispute cases

National deposit schemes are working as more tenants are refunded

Housing Benefit payments now limited by your area

Reduced weekly rent payments which are affected by your area!

What are your Landlords responsibilities?

Know the 8 things the landlord must do!
farm workers agricultural tenancy

Does an agricultural tenant have to pay rent?

If you are an agricultural tenant you may not have to pay rent, unless your situation changes
farm workers agricultural tenancy

If your landlord wants you to leave during agricultural tenancy

If you are an agricultural tenant it is important to know what your rights are if the landlord asks you to leave.
letting agent rip off fees

How to avoid rip-off Letting Agent Administration fees

Every year more and more people are tenants than ever before. Here you can read some tips how to be a happy tenant.

Deposit Loans

Discover everything you need to know when looking for deposit help