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#AskTDS: "My landlord is claiming from my deposit for sweeping the chimney. Can they do this?”

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This article has been written in response to a tenant query: "My landlord is claiming from my deposit for sweeping the chimney. Can they do this?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 10 November 2017

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May Adjudication Digest

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In this month’s issue of the Adjudication Digest, we look at a claim for professional cleaning which was raised by the landlord. 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...

Posted by on 20 May 2016

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When cleaners don't clean

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In this month’s issue of the digest, we look at an adjudicator’s approach to outstanding cleaning at the end of the tenancy

Posted by on 15 December 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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Adjudication Digest: Coughs and Sneezes....

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Our monthly Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind it, to help you better understand how we make our adjudication decisions.Click here for the archive of our monthly Adjudication Digest

Posted by Michael Morgan, Director of Disputes on 14 October 2014

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When things get a bit hairy...

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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 and this is only...

Posted by Mike Morgan, Director of Dispute Resolution on 8 April 2014

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A difference of opinion

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* In this month’s digest we look at a recent case where the parties had very different views about who was right and wrong – and who was ultimately responsible.*

Posted by Mike Morgan, Head of Adjudication on 26 February 2013

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Landlords’ evidence doesn’t wash in most cleaning cases

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Disagreements between landlords and tenants over cleaning appear in over half of the disputes handled by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme. Yet despite being the most common cause of dispute, gathering good evidence for these cases remains a challenge for many landlords and agents.

Posted by Chris Kendall on 28 September 2012

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