Fast and easy renting, secured

Tenants can wave goodbye to costly deposits. Secure your new home with a small, one-off check-in fee and move in the very same day. When it’s time to go, you’ll only pay for damages or unpaid rent you are responsible for.
Rent your next home without paying a deposit.

No Deposit? No problem. Here’s what tenants get with deposit-free renting:

  • Benefit Icons Lower Upfront Flatfair

    No more deposits

    Instead of a traditional five week deposit, you’ll only pay a small check-in fee worth one week’s rent (+VAT), saving you money when you move in.

  • Benefit Icons Checkout Flatfair

    Fair and easy check-out

    Resolve any issues, quickly and transparently with our government-backed independent adjudicators.

  • Benefit Icons Slip Ups Flatfair

    Only pay if there’s a problem

    When it’s time to move out, you’ll only have to pay if there’s a slip-up you’re responsible for.

Tenants we’ve got your back. flatfair’s No Deposit offers you:

Ff No Deposit

Fast and easy renting, secured

No Deposit lets tenants secure a new home with a small, one-off check-in fee, and if all their references look good, they’ll be able to move in on the very same day.Any tenant slip-ups are paid when it’s time to move out, so landlords still get security – it’s win/win for everyone.

  • Benefit Icons Extra Protection No Deposit

    No more deposits

    Instead of a traditional deposit, tenants only pay a small check-in fee worth one week’s rent (+VAT), saving you money when you move in.

  • Benefit Icons Slipups No Deposit

    Only pay if there’s a problem

    When it’s time to move out, you’ll only have to pay if there’s a slip-up you’re responsible for.

  • Benefit Icons Docs Under One Roof No Deposit

    All your documents under one roof

    Keep track of all your moving documentation on our easy-to-use online platform.

  • Benefit Icons Smooth Moves No Deposit

    Smooth moves

    No Deposit means tenants can move in (if you pass your reference checks) the same day you pay your check-in fee.

  • Benefit Icons Check Out No Deposit

    Fair and easy check-out

    Our check-out process is simple and straightforward. If there’s any issues, they’ll be resolved quickly and transparently with our government-backed independent adjudicators.*

*Tenants need to pay a £25 adjudication fee, which you’ll get back if the amount awarded by the adjudicator is less than the proposed charge.

Here’s how it works:

How it works

Checking in

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    No need to pay a costly deposit, tenants just pay a check-in fee worth one week’s rent (+VAT)*

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    flatfair takes extra care supporting referencing and collecting documentation

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    If everything checks out, you’ll be able to move in the day you sign

*non-refundable and does not count towards any end-of-tenancy charges

Moving In Illustration

Secure your deposit free home

Moving Out Illustration
How it works

Checking out

  • 1

    All of the regular end of tenancy checks still take place

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    You only pay for what you are responsible for - tenants cover cost of any damages or outstanding bills (as you would with a normal deposit)

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    flatfair’s flexible protection means we judge on a case-by-case basis, working with you and your landlord to sort out any issues within 10 days

  • “A great and very helpful way to rent especially in London. Easy to set up and I was provided with assistance in doing so.”

    Emily
  • “flatfair is very easy to use and very convenient! It made life so easy when I was moving into my apartment as I didn't have to worry about the deposit.”

    Davanya
  • “Excellent service provided to help people get in a property fast. I would recommend your services any day!”

    Dwayne
  • “The flatfair process was really easy and helpful. We were new to the UK and we didn't have much money to spend on a deposit. Thanks to flatfair helping us on that!”

    Sandeep

Tenant FAQs

    • What is flatfair's No Deposit?

      flatfair No Deposit is the simple and safe alternative to traditional deposits. Instead, tenants pay a small check-in fee worth only one week’s rent or £120 (whichever is the greater), plus VAT, split evenly across the household, as well as any damage costs or missing rent being paid for when it's time to move out.

    • What are the benefits?

      With No Deposit, you’ll only pay a small check-in fee worth only one week’s rent or £120 (whichever is the greater), plus VAT, split evenly across the household.

      When you move out, you only pay for any slip-ups through our fair and easy check-out process. If there’s any issues, they’ll be resolved quickly and transparently with our government-backed independent adjudicators* on hand to help resolve any charges that cannot be agreed with the landlord.

      *Tenants need to pay a £25 adjudication fee, which you’ll get back if the amount awarded by the adjudicator is less than the proposed charge.

    • How much does it cost?

      For tenants, we charge a small check-in fee worth only one week’s rent or £120 (whichever is the greater), plus VAT, split evenly across the household.

    • Do I still have to pay a deposit?

      No. Instead of a traditional five week security deposit, you'll only pay a small check-in fee worth only one week’s rent or £120 (whichever is the greater), plus VAT, split evenly across the household.

    • What if I disagree with charges against me?

      flatfair works with government-backed independent adjudicators* in the case of any disputes between you and your landlord. These are handled quickly and fairly to ensure a seamless check out process.

      *Tenants need to pay a £25 adjudication fee, which you’ll get back if the amount awarded by the adjudicator is less than the proposed charge.

    • When does flatfair expire?

      flatfair’s security expires in line with the tenancy end date, or after 24 months (whatever comes first). It can be extended at any time through the flatfair platform, free of charge.

    • Does flatfair require tenants to be referenced?

      Yes, all flatfair members must meet our minimum referencing criteria.

    • How do I join?

      Talk to your agent for more information on how you can join flatfair.