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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 a Rent Assessment Committee?

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

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.

The Housing (Tenancy Deposit Schemes) Order 2007

The essential piece of Law that tells you all about your deposit and how it is to be handled by landlords and Agents

What does a landlord’s gas safety certificate actually cover?

Is your gas safety up to scratch? See what yours should include

What does Joint and Several mean in your tenancy agreement?

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

Smoking Tenants

Smokers are feeling more and more under threat nowadays as many landlords refuse to rent to them
penalty clauses in tenany agreements

What the tenant needs to know about Penalty Clauses in tenancy agreements

What are penalty clauses and are they valid? - here's a few TenantsTips

Rent No Deposit

If you have not got a deposit, what can you do? Here's a few ideas.

Can I leave my rented property before the end of the tenancy agreement

Know the fact's about finishing your tenancy early

Making a Complaint about your Letting Agent

If you have some problems and not getting any joy with your agent follow these guidelines

How many bedrooms will housing benefit allow me?

Its down to your situation, find out more

Tenants Right to Buy Scheme

Does the Right to Buy Scheme apply to Me?

Does my landlord need to get a HMO license?

If you think your landlord needs a HMO license here some questions to ask yourself about the property you live in

Christmas Loan

A Christmas loan could help you through this financially demanding period of the year.

What is Local Housing Allowance?

Learn all about LHA

How do I find my landlords address when renting from a letting agent

Tenants have the right to know who your landlord is! Here's how to find out!

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