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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 to do if the landlord is not upholding agreements

If your landlord (or agent) agreed to do something before you moved in and didn’t here’s what you can do..
letting agent rip off fees

How to avoid rip-off Letting Agent Administration fees

Every year more and more people are tenants than ever before. Here you can read some tips how to be a happy tenant.
ADR Resolution

ADR – Alternative Dispute Resolution – What is it?

How to make a claim through the various tenancy deposit schemes available

The landlord was trying to charge the tenant to register the deposit and also failed to protect the security deposit - Landlord and Tenant Law

This landlord tried to charge the tenant for something that he has to do by law - find out who won this case?

Discretionary Housing Payments Form

What's in it and how to complete the Discretionary Housing Payments Form.

What is Local Housing Allowance?

Learn all about LHA

How to stop condensation – tips that work!

Practical tips to reduce condensation and stop your damp problem

The Deposit Protection Service tenancy deposit scheme

The DPS is open to all private landlords and letting agents, with no pre-conditions to join
Tenancy Deposit, how to get your tenancy deposit back

How do I get my deposit back

How to get your deposit back and what to do to make sure you get your deposit back at the end of the tenancy

The maximum rent you can claim through housing benefit

New limits to the amounts you can claim through housing benefit

The MyDeposits tenancy deposit scheme

An insurance-based tenancy Deposit scheme, where your landlord physically keeps the deposit..

The Dispute Service tenancy deposit scheme

The Dispute Service Ltd (TDS) is an independent, not-for-profit company established in 2003

What happens at the end of the fixed term

When the fixed term ends you dont have to move out if you want to stay

Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998

What the gas safety law for rental property

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

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

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