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#ExpertView: Kate Faulkner discusses growth in the PRS and affordability

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In this week’s #ExpertView, property expert Kate Faulkner looks in to the reasons for growth in the private rented sector (PRS) and affordability.

Posted by Kate Faulkner on 30 October 2018

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#AskTDS: Trick or treat - How does the 'deposit use clause' work?

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In this week’s #AskTDS[https://www.tenancydepositscheme.com/latest-news.html], we lift the mask on the scary-sounding deposit use clause after a tenant asked us: “How does the deposit use clause work?

Posted by Guest on 26 October 2018

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#ExpertView: Meet the technology team

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In order to provide the best possible level of customer service as well as advice and information to tenants, landlords and agents, TDS ensures that our online systems are of the highest standard. 

Posted by Debbie Davies on 23 October 2018

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#AskTDS: "Devilish decor: will my landlord make deductions for damage caused by Halloween decorations?"

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In this week’s #AskTDS, we answer a tenant’s question: “Will my landlord make deductions for damage caused by Halloween decorations?"

Posted by on 19 October 2018

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#ExpertView: Tackling England's Empty Homes

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Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) partner organisation, Propertymark is a core member of a coalition for community investment formed by the charity Empty Homes, which launched in July 2018, and aims to combat the waste of long-term empty homes across England through community investment. Emily Carter, Policy and Campaigns Officer at Propertymark, explains.

Posted by Emily Carter on 16 October 2018

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#AskTDS: "Does my tenant's deposit cover unpaid utility bills?"

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In this week’s #AskTDS blog, we answers a landlord’s question: “Does my tenant’s deposit cover unpaid utility bills?”

Posted by on 12 October 2018

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#ExpertView: The tenant’s guide to ending a tenancy

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John King, Tenancy Deposit Scheme’s (TDS) Director of Customer Services, gives tenants advice on best practice for ending a tenancy.

Posted by John King on 9 October 2018

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#AskTDS: "When I pay my tenancy deposit, who holds the money?"

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In this week’s #AskTDS blog, our Assistant Director of Business Development, Debbie Davies, answers a tenant’s question: “When I pay my tenancy deposit, who holds the money?”

Posted by Debbie Davies on 8 October 2018

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#ExpertView: Leaf it out – Autumn adjudication case study

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In this week’s #ExpertView, Michael Hill, an Adjudicator at Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) outlines a dispute around the outdoor areas of a property being affected by autumnal weather.

Posted by Michael Hill on 3 October 2018

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