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What a difference a day makes...

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In this month’s Adjudication Digest case, a landlord claimed £245.00 for expenses arising as a result of the tenants leaving the property a day late. The landlord provided invoices of £75.00 for a cancelled locksmith appointment and £179.60 for hotel costs for the incoming tenant. The departing tenants disputed responsibility for these costs but offered to...

Posted by Michael Morgan, Head of Adjudication on 29 October 2012

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TDS Academy

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  You may have read in a report published by TDS earlier this year that landlords and agents have been winning a larger share of awards in deposit disputes every year since 2007. In 2011-12 a larger share of disputed deposits were awarded to agents/landlords than to tenants for the first time. (You can read the...

Posted by Ben Beadle, Head of Member Relations on 8 October 2012

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Deposit Protection on The One Show

If you watched BBC1’s The One Show last Thursday, you would have seen, in addition to Jackie Collins, a feature about an awareness campaign for tenancy deposit protection. Not quite as glamorous but much more important! (Take a look onBBC iPlayer[http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01n1t8n/The_One_Show_27_09_2012/ ]to watch the feature which is on shortly before the end of the show )

Posted by Ben Beadle on 1 October 2012

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