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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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Will the changes to housing benefit affect you?

Housing benefit is changing and it WILL affect you!

How many bedrooms will housing benefit allow me?

Its down to your situation, find out more

Holiday Loan

If you're short of available cash for your next holiday you might want to consider a holiday loan.
What is Universal Credit

What are the differences between what benefits I claim now and with Universal Credit?

There are several main changes other than the merging of several welfare payments here's some TenantsTips.
5things

5 Things to know before you rent a property

Agents Fees, Deposits, Referencing, Tenancy Agreements .. its all here.

How to calculate how much rent can I afford to pay each month

Learn how much rent you could afford to spend

What is Local Housing Allowance?

Learn all about LHA

What does Joint and Several mean in your tenancy agreement?

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

How a landlord or agent may misrepresent the facts about a rental property - The Misrepresentation Act 1967

Been mislead about the facts about your rental property? Learn how to make a claim

Tenants Right to Buy Scheme

Does the Right to Buy Scheme apply to Me?

Income Protection

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

Current LHA Rates for each council in Scotland

Find out the current LHA Rates for your council in Scotland
false statement

Misleading Advertising If misrepresentation made before the tenancy

Were you given false or misleading info about your property?
tenants responsibilities

What are a tenant`s responsibilities?

Tenants’ responsibilities should be clearly described in the tenancy agreement signed at the commencement of the tenancy.

The Section 213 means your landlord must register your tenancy deposit

Your landlord must register your deposit - according to the law!

Can my housing benefit be paid directly to my landlord?

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

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