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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. We now have over 115,000 members are now registered worldwide because we have and continue to 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 Section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985?

It defines what your landlord must do
farm workers agricultural tenancy

Two types of agricultural tenancy

If you are an agricultural tenant then what type of tenancy you have will depend on when your tenancy started.

Housing Benefit payments now limited by your area

Reduced weekly rent payments which are affected by your area!

How to Claim a Discretionary Housing Payment

When and how to make a claim for extra funding under the DHP scheme.

How Housing Benefit is calculated

Learn about the rules which are used to calculate housing benefit

What is HHSRS, the Housing Health & Safety Rating System all about?

What are the requirements to minimise the risk to health of the occupants, and does your property comply?

The maximum rent you can claim through housing benefit

New limits to the amounts you can claim through housing benefit

How to make a Housing Benefit Claim

We tell you what you need to do to make a Housing Benefit Claim

Renting with Bad Credit

Tips on how to rent with bad credit...

What is a Section 13 Notice

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

Mortgage Company Repossessing The Property From The Landlord?

If your landlord hasnt paid the mortgage the property might get repossessed but you have rights. Read our Tips.
Housing benefit payments are late

Housing benefit haven't paid me what shall I do?

Learn where you stand with your landlord
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

Rent to Buy Your Home

What is Renting to Buy all about, how does it work?
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.

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