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

Expert secrets of how to rent with bad credit...

House Swaps How to Do it

How do you even go about swapping your home, some help along the way

What to do when you’re letting agent refuses to give you your landlords name and address

Tutufo asks the question, we give him the answer to fix his problem

Tip for sharing a rented house or flat

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

Can I rent a property with an IVA

Yes! As long as you can do the following
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.

How To Improve Your Credit Score

It can be difficult to rent if you have bad credit, here are some tips on improving your credit rating to make it easier to rent a property.

Can my housing benefit be paid directly to my landlord?

Want your benefit to go straight to your landlord? Find out how
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

Tenants Deposit Deductions Due to Not Cleaning

Cleaning is the most common cause of deposit deductions,

What is council housing?

Confused by the meaning of council housing?
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.

Housing benefit changes from January 2012: Reductions in LHA if you are under 35

Under 35? Your housing benefit payments will be reduced from January 2012

I rent and room in a HMO should I have an EPC?

With Costs always rising you need to know how efficient your heating is.

The Deposit Protection Service tenancy deposit scheme

The DPS is open to all private landlords and letting agents, with no pre-conditions to join

Have you been served with a notice about a possession hearing?

What to do after you have been served with a notice about a possession hearing