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Getting Ready To Move In | The Tenants Voice

Getting Ready To Move In | The Tenants Voice | UK Renting and Housing for Tenants and Renters | Scoop.it
The Tenants? Voice is the UK?s largest tenant support community. We provide fantastic help and advice content, community support forums and are working with the best letting agents and service providers in the UK to help improve your renting experience.
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What is a House in Multiple Occupation? (HMO) | The Tenants Voice, Support Community

What is a House in Multiple Occupation? (HMO) | The Tenants Voice, Support Community | UK Renting and Housing for Tenants and Renters | Scoop.it
What is a House in Multiple Occupation? In this article What is an HMO – the legal definition of what makes a house to rent a House in Multiple Occupation. HMO licensing – what are the circumstances in which an HMO landlord must obtain a licence from the local authority and the penalties for not doing so. Introduction A House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) is essentially a property that is occupied by a certain number of renters (as defined below) who are unrelated to eachother – so, not a family home. There are many situations in which an HMO may exist, for example a hostel, a shared house where each of the tenants has separate leases, a B&B that is not just used for holidays and some types of shared student accommodation. Where a property is considered to be an HMO there are additional responsibilities for a landlord to consider. In some situations a licence may also have to be obtained. What is an HMO? The Housing Act 2004 is the legislation that contains the definition of an HMO.
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Caught out by your lease | The Tenants Voice, Support Community

Caught out by your lease | The Tenants Voice, Support Community | UK Renting and Housing for Tenants and Renters | Scoop.it
This is part three of our four part series in understanding your lease! When you find a property, sign a lease and finally move in you often have no idea of the issues that could follow. Many of us don’t even read the lease before we sign it and won’t read it properly during the entire duration of the tenancy – unless an issue arises (TTV recommends that you never do this btw). However, regardless of whether you have paid attention to the small print, if you break the terms of your tenancy you can be removed by the landlord, you could lose some or all of your deposit if you cause damage, and you could even be sued. Below are a few of the most common situations in which tenants have been caught out . Subletting. Didn't realise that your lease didn't allow you to sublet? Well if the lease states you can’t sublet but you go ahead and do so – and make a profit from it – then your landlord may be able to take you to court to claim damages. If you are a tenant who is subletting from anothe
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Deposit protection schemes | The Tenants Voice

Deposit protection schemes | The Tenants Voice | UK Renting and Housing for Tenants and Renters | Scoop.it
The Tenants� Voice is the UK�s largest tenant support community. We provide fantastic help and advice content, community support forums and are working with the best letting agents and service providers in the UK to help improve your renting experience.
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is your deposit protected?!

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Your Lease Agreement – The Basics | The Tenants Voice

Your Lease Agreement – The Basics | The Tenants Voice | UK Renting and Housing for Tenants and Renters | Scoop.it
The Tenants� Voice is the UK�s largest tenant support community. We provide fantastic help and advice content, community support forums and are working with the best letting agents and service providers in the UK to help improve your renting experience.
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look before you lease! read the lease BEFORE you sign

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Tenant evictions hit record high

Tenant evictions hit record high | UK Renting and Housing for Tenants and Renters | Scoop.it
The number of tenants in England and Wales forcibly evicted from their homes last year was the highest yet recorded, according to figures from the Ministry of Justice.
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Lease Clauses To Look Out For | The Tenants Voice

Lease Clauses To Look Out For | The Tenants Voice | UK Renting and Housing for Tenants and Renters | Scoop.it

If there’s one very good reason to read your lease properly when you rent a property it’s to make sure that you understand exactly what’s required of you and when.

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Renting with pets | The Tenants Voice

Renting with pets | The Tenants Voice | UK Renting and Housing for Tenants and Renters | Scoop.it
The Tenants� Voice is the UK�s largest tenant support community. We provide fantastic help and advice content, community support forums and are working with the best letting agents and service providers in the UK to help improve your renting experience.
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Renting with Pets! 

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