If you're not used to renting it can feel overwhelming with a lot to remember for a smooth tenancy. Our complete guide will give you a head start by advising what to look out for and what questions to consider throughout the process. The Tenant Fees Act came into force in England on 1st June 2019, and a similar act came into effect in Wales on 1 September 2019. Both pieces of legislation prevent some fees from being charged to tenants and have placed caps on certain deposits. Tenant(s) cannot be charge check-in /out inventory charges, administration fees, application fees, vetting or referencing charges and much more.