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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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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

Housing benefit changes from 1 April 2011: The end of the 'excess payment'

Will the end of the excess payment hurt your pocket?

I don’t have a tenancy agreement

Don't have an agreement? Your right to request confirmation of tenancy from your landlord

What to do when you’re letting agent refuses to give you your landlords name and address

Tutufo asks the question, we give him the answer to fix his 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

When can a landlord enter a rented property occupied by a tenant

Generally, there are two types of clause allowing the landlord access, do they apply to you?

Immigration and renting Property

FAQ for renting property as a migrant into the country

What does Joint and Several mean in your tenancy agreement?

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

How Often Can I get Discretionary Housing Payments

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

Can my housing benefit be paid directly to my landlord?

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

Student Rents - How much does University rental cost

Costs are rising but how much does it really cost

How To Improve Your Credit Score

It can be difficult to rent if you have bad credit, here are some tips on improving your credit rating to make it easier to rent a property.

Will the changes to housing benefit affect you?

Housing benefit is changing and it WILL affect you!

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!

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

Expert secrets of how to rent with bad credit...
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When can a landlord charge for gas and electricity?

If you think you are being charged excessively for electricity and gas by your landlord, know your rights.

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