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Ask TDS: “How does deposit protection work when there are joint and severally liable tenants?”

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved scheme for the protection of tenancy deposits; we offer both insured and custodial protection. We also provide fair adjudication for disputes that arise over the tenancy deposits that we protect. This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: “How does deposit protection work when...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 9 June 2017

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Ask TDS: Who gets the interest on the tenancy deposit?

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved scheme for the protection of tenancy deposits; we offer both insured and custodial protection. We also provide fair adjudication for disputes that arise over the tenancy deposits that we protect. This article has been written in response to a Landlord’s query: “Who gets the interest on the...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 2 June 2017

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Ask TDS: If I pay my deposit early, when should I receive the prescribed information?

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The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved scheme for the protection of tenancy deposits; we offer both insured and custodial protection. We also provide fair adjudication for disputes that arise over the tenancy deposits that we protect. This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “If I pay my deposit early,...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 24 May 2017

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Ask TDS: Is it reasonable for my landlord to claim money from my deposit without a cost breakdown?

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved scheme for the protection of tenancy deposits; we offer both insured and custodial protection. We also provide impartial adjudication for disputes that arise over the tenancy deposits that we protect. This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “Is it reasonable for my landlord...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 19 May 2017

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Tessa’s Tenancy Tips: Protecting the tenancy deposit

Tenancy Deposit Protection recently celebrated its 10th Anniversary; however despite this there are still some landlords who are unaware of how to protect a tenancy deposit.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 16 May 2017

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Ask TDS: My tenants haven’t paid rent since I gave them notice. Can I recover these costs from their deposits?

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved scheme for the protection of tenancy deposits; we offer both insured and custodial protection. We also provide fair adjudication for disputes that arise over the tenancy deposits that we protect. This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: “My tenants haven’t paid rent since...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 11 May 2017

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Legislation meaningless without enforcement

A leading property expert has called for stronger enforcement and streamlining of legislation in the private rental sector.

Posted by on 9 May 2017

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Celebrating 10 years of deposit protection

Steve Harriott, CEO of Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), recently wrote an article to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Deposit Protection. TDS was established in 2003 as a voluntary scheme for deposit protection and over the years has seen many changes, not least the introduction of mandatory deposit protection in 2007.

Posted by Steve Harriott on 28 April 2017

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Ask TDS: Do private landlords hold your deposit in a deposit scheme?

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved scheme for the protection of tenancy deposits; we offer both insured and custodial protection. We also provide fair adjudication for disputes that arise over the tenancy deposits that we protect. This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “Do private landlords hold your deposit...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 28 April 2017

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Career Progression at TDS

We have many different ways in which the colleagues at TDS are able to better themselves and their careers. We have a dedicated yearly training budget that our colleagues have control over and can allocate this to training that they feel may be beneficial to them. This can be anything from learning technical skills needed...

Posted by Jamie Banner on 25 April 2017

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