TenantsTips / FAQs


Frequently asked questions by tenants and their answers

Exactly what is says in the title !

Whats a Tenancy Deposit Scheme?

What are the types of schemes and how they safeguard your deposit

Who runs the Tenancy Deposit Schemes

A quick guide to who runs the tenancy deposit scheme in the UK

The rental jargon buster

A summary of common terms used in the rental industry

Should I declare my IVA when applying to rent?

Top tips for renting with poor credit

I need to claim housing benefit but I don’t have a written tenancy agreement

It can be a problem because you won't be able to claim HB, but we have the solution!

What is Section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985?

It defines what your landlord must do

What is an Order for Possession?

Understand what a order for possession means and what you must do

What is an EPC

You might not know it, but they're really important and you should have one

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.