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Adjudication Digest: "Toodle-lieu!" A dispute over rent in lieu of notice

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Mike Morgan The Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind the decision. The aim of these Digest reports is to help tenants, landlords and agents better understand how we make our adjudication decisions. The names of the landlords and tenants involved have been removed and this...

Posted by Michael Morgan, Director of Dispute Resolution on 14 June 2015

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Transferring tenancy deposits safely

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Is your landlord taking back management of their property? Or are they changing letting agent? deposit transfer

Posted by Chris Kendall on 21 May 2015

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Three truths aspiring landlords don't always consider

*Every day, more landlords are making their first foray into the world of property investment – but research shows that they don’t always consider the implications.**.*

Posted by on 11 May 2015

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Use a pet clause to protect you from pet claws

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*Renters with pets can face a hard time finding somewhere to live; the idea of animals in their properties can strike fear into the hearts of some landlords. *

Posted by Andreas Yiasoumi on 1 May 2015

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New TDS dispute case study: "But I used your recommended contractor..."

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* The Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind the decision.  The aim of these Digest reports is to help tenants, landlords and agents better understand how we make our adjudication decisions.  The names of the landlords and tenants involved have been removed.*

Posted by Michael Morgan, Director of Dispute Resolution on 29 April 2015

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Housing: What do the manifestos say?

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Manifesto logo  All of the main political parties have now launched their manifestos for Election 2015 on May 7th, and all have something to say on housing.

Posted by Chris Kendall on 17 April 2015

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Do you need to act on the Deregulation Act? Check the TDS infographic

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The Deregulation Act came into force on 26 March 2015 to clarify tenancy deposit protection requirements.

Posted by Chris Kendall on 8 April 2015

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What did the coalition government do for the private rented sector?

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*The activities of the this Parliament came to a close on Thursday in advance of the impending general election.*

Posted by Chris Kendall on 27 March 2015

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Warning of fake DepositGuard website scam

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It has been brought to our attention that some members of the public have experienced fraudulent activity under the name of DepositGuard, a service offered by the Residential Landlords Association for deposit protection with TDS.

Posted by Chris Kendall on 13 March 2015

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HMO properties: best practice for landlords

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*A ‘house in multiple occupation’ (HMO) can earn more in rent than a traditional single-let property, but administering shared tenancies can be tricky. On top of this, there can be additional legal requirements that HMO landlords need to adhere to.*

Posted by on 9 March 2015

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