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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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My landlord is trying to evict me - here's what you must do

Is your landlord doing it by the book? Find out.
Signing tenancy agreement

Why reading the small print in a tenancy agreement is so important

Don't get caught out when it's too late, read your tenancy agreement before you sign it, Here is a few tenantstips.

Housing benefit changes from 1 April 2011: Reduced payments for non-dependents

Other adults live with you? Your payments will be reduced

I'm a student, do I need to pay council tax?

It depends on you and who you share with, find out more

Can my housing benefit be paid directly to my landlord?

Want your benefit to go straight to your landlord? Find out how

Income Protection

If you lose your job, become ill or have an accident how will you pay your bills?

Can my housing benefit be paid directly to my landlord?

Want your benefit to go straight to your landlord? Find out how

How Often Can I get Discretionary Housing Payments

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

How to rent with Bad Credit, CCJ's, IVA's or Bankruptcy

Expert secrets of how to rent with bad credit...

What is an Order for Possession?

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

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

What is Local Housing Allowance?

Learn all about LHA

What is a holding deposit?

You will be asked for one - do you know what it is? Discover here!

How to find landlord's that will accept DSS?

5 Top Tips to find landlords that will accept DSS

Housing benefit changes from January 2012: Reductions in LHA if you are under 35

Under 35? Your housing benefit payments will be reduced from January 2012

When will the changes in housing benefit affect me?

It might be sooner than you think, are you prepared?

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