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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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What is a Section 13 Notice

Your landlord must issue a section 13 notice to increase the rent - find out more!
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

Deposit Loans

Discover everything you need to know when looking for deposit help

Housing Benefit Changes 2013

Housing benefit is changing and it WILL affect you!
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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…..

How to fill in the Housing Benefit Application Form

We tell you what you must do to get your payments as quickly as possible

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.

The landlord has not registered my tenancy deposit or served the prescribed information - Landlord and Tenant Law

Find out who won this legal case when the landlord failed to register the tenancy deposit
need and loan and have an IVA?

IVA Loans

IVA loans are now widely available to help you
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Guarantor Agreement

What's in a Rent Guarantor Agreement and what you should look out for.

What is Local Housing Allowance?

Learn all about LHA

What does a Section 21 Notice mean?

The legal meaning to a section 21

When will the changes in housing benefit affect me?

It might be sooner than you think, are you prepared?

Housing Act 1988

Everything you need to know about the Housing Act 1988 in totality - heavy reading!

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..

Tenants get their deposit money back in dispute cases

National deposit schemes are working as more tenants are refunded

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