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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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late rent fee

Can a landlord charge interest on a late rent payment?

Has your landlord tried to charge you a fee for late rent?

What does a Section 8 Notice mean?

What a Section 8 Notice Mean? We'll tell you all!

How to fill in the Housing Benefit Application Form

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

Immigration and renting Property

FAQ for renting property as a migrant into the country

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.

Tip for sharing a rented house or flat

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

The maximum rent you can claim through housing benefit

New limits to the amounts you can claim through housing benefit

Contents insurance that protects your tenancy deposit

Find out why you should never lose your deposit!

What is a Housing Association and how do they work?

Confused by the meaning of council housing?

What proof and ID's are required to Claim Housing Benefit

Find out the proof documents you need to claim housing benefit
repairing obligations

What is disrepair?

Your landlord is required to keep your home in good repair and has the following important obligations

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 ...

PPI Claim

If you have a loan with any Financial institution you may be able to reclaim thousands if you have been miss sold PPI
Housing benefit payments are late

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

Learn where you stand with your landlord

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