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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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guarantor

Need a Guarantor

If your landlord asks for a guarantor where do you start in finding one - we have a few tips for you.

Can I rent a property with an IVA

Yes! As long as you can do the following
Disabled

Disabled Tenants Rights

What your landlord cannot do if you are disabled tenant

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 ...

Make sure you have Home Contents Insurance this Christmas

You should insure your possessions anyway but it's doubly important over the festive period

How Often Can I get Discretionary Housing Payments

There are two types of DHPs, lump sum payments and ongoing payments. See How it works.

Free Score Credit Score Check

Check your credit score history quickly and easily online.

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?
5things

5 Things to know before you rent a property

Agents Fees, Deposits, Referencing, Tenancy Agreements .. its all here.
farm workers agricultural tenancy

Do I have an agricultural tenancy?

It is important to have the right type of tenancy agreement if your an agricultural worker

The Deposit Protection Service (DPS) ADR Claim Process

How to make a claim if your deposit is registered with the DPSscheme

Bond Scheme

Can't raise the money for a deposit? There may be a bond scheme in your area that can help you

Whats a Deposit and why am I asked for one?

As a tenant you will more than likley be asked for some money as a deposit, heres why

Landlord taken to court for harassment of their tenant and property disrepair - Landlord and Tenant Law

Action was taken against this landlord mainly for property disrepair - find the outcome!
Housing benefit payments are late

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

Learn where you stand with your landlord

The Deposit Protection Service tenancy deposit scheme

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

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