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Black mould in rental properties can be extremely dangerous. Our guide on the how, what, who and where seeks to answer some of the major questions.
Navigating the world of renting can be tricky, especially when it comes to getting your deposit back from your landlord. But don't fret - we've compiled the top 10 tips to help you reclaim your deposit with ease. From understanding the Tenancy Deposit Schemes to maintaining regular upkeep and documenting everything, we've got you covered.
Remember, your home is your castle, and your landlord should respect that. If they're forgetting their manners (and the law), by entering your property unannounced and unauthorised, there are tools to help you to handle it.
Finding out that your rent is going up can feel like a real kick in the teeth. We get it - it's tough. But take a deep breath, because we're here to help you navigate this tricky situation.
The Power to Make it Right: 8 Essential Steps for UK Renters in Unfit Homes
We've all heard the stories: a leaky tap that turns into a flooded bathroom, a draughty window that lets the winter chill seep in, or a broken boiler that leaves you shivering in the middle of a cold snap. Let's dive into this topic so you can ensure your rented home remains a comfortable, secure, and habitable haven.
Landlord hassles? You're not alone. Let's take a closer look at how you can deal with landlord harassment in the UK.
As a renter, it's crucial to know what maintenance and repair responsibilities fall under your landlord's jurisdiction and what tasks might fall onto your own shoulders. Pull up and chair and let's have a look!
The Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) is a fundamental element of the private rental sector in the UK. It was established by the Housing Act 1988, revolutionising the private rental market by clearly defining the rights and responsibilities of both landlords and tenants.
Everything might not always seem as legit as it is. Scratch under the surface, see what you can find.
There's loads of information about renting available on the internet. So why is the Ministry of Housing 'How To Rent' guidebook so useful?
In a word: 'Yes', but find out some reasons why in the article
As a tenant, you have the right to ‘quiet enjoyment’ in your rental property.
What are the basic right with tenancy deposits? We dig in to the basics of tenancy deposits here.
What are the basic rights you have as a tenant to live in a safe home? Read on.
If you’re renting in England or Wales, it’s important to understand that landlords aren’t under legal obligation to provide written tenancy agreements. Still, not having a tenancy agreement in writing places both the landlord and the tenant at a disadvantage.
The Tenants Fees ban. What is it? What fees are banned? What does it all mean for letting agents, landlords and tenants? Click through to read our summary.
Your landlord's not repairing your home, not responding to calls or texts. Your rent's due. Should you stop paying until he sorts it out?
Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms aren't just for waving tea towels at when they go off - they're potential life-savers, but who's responsible for maintaining them? You or your landlord?
We're not all perfect. Sometimes things go wrong. If you have a complaint about your landlord, who should you complain to?
Blu Tack - friend or foe?
Who has to trim the Cynodon dactylon? Does the tenant have to cut the Fagus sylvatica? We discuss all things gardeny in this article.
The oven has just broken in our rented flat. Is it the landlord’s responsibility to repair the oven?
You may have heard of a 'Rent Repayment Order', but what is it? how does it work? can someone help me do it?
Looking for 10 top tips from actual renters on how to get your tenancy deposit back? We've got your back.
Who? Why? Where? How? These questions and more answered in this article about these piggy-in-the-middle organisations.