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Tenancy Deposit Help

Landlords and letting agents must protect your tenant deposit when you start a new tenancy agreement. There are three government-approved tenancy deposit protection schemes landlords and letting agents can use. Get help on the deposit schemes here and how do handle disputes and claims.

Repairs Help

Is the landlord not prepared to repair your heating? Mould everywhere - what you landlord has to do? Rats or mice - how to go about getting it sorted?

Eviction Help

All landlords have to follow special legal procedures in order to evict tenants. There are laws to protect you. Whether or not your landlord can evict you and how the process works will depend on the type of tenancy you have. If your landlord doesn't follow the right procedure, s/he may be committing a criminal offence.

Rent Help

Advice and help on dealing with rent and rent arrears including such subects as witholding rent for because of repairs, or dealing with the benefit office, DSS and the local authority Bond schemes.

Tenants Rights

Know your rights as a tenant - don't get pushed around!

Tenancy agreement advice

Free tenancy agreement advice for tenants. The tenancy agreement is a contract between you and your landlord. The tenancy agreement gives certain rights to both you and your landlord but more importantly assigns certain responsibilities to you and your landlord. It's extremely important you understand your obligations and your rights. We try to answer all your questions here.

HMO help

Living in a HMO property comes with a wonderment of special rules and laws applicable to itself. It can be a bit of a mine field when it comes to deciding what is what and who is repsonsible for what especially from your landlord.

In this section we will try and throw some light on the various issues surrounding HMO's.

Buying your home instead of Renting

Ever wondered, as a tenant if you could afford to buy your own home? There are schemes available for you as a tenant that will allow you eventually to purchase a home of your choice.