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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.



Top ranked articles

Sharing and renting together but someone wants to leave

Its important to make sure you do things right or it might be costly

Renting to Minors – Can I Rent Under 18

Many landlords refuse to let to 16- and 17-year-olds because they fear that minors cannot be bound by a contract but it doesnt have to be this way.
false statement

Misleading Advertising If misrepresentation made before the tenancy

Were you given false or misleading info about your property?
harrassment

My landlord is harrassing me - tips on what to do

Are you being harrassed by your landlord?

Can my housing benefit be paid directly to my landlord?

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

Housing Act 1988

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

The Deposit Protection Service tenancy deposit scheme

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

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

Other adults live with you? Your payments will be reduced
guarantor

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 to Change a tenancy agreement

About changing a tenancy agreement

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

How Housing Benefit is calculated

Learn about the rules which are used to calculate housing benefit

Quick Cash Loans

Quick cash loans for tenants where you can get the money tomorrow in cash.

I’m in rent arrears can I just hand the keys back and walk away

Well, you can do but we seriously advise against it, heres why ...

What does Joint and Several mean in your tenancy agreement?

If you split the rent with someone else, you may be at risk

What is a Rent Assessment Committee?

When you think the rent is too high you can get formal help in the form of a tribunal meeting

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