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Chips in the bath - repair or replace?

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In this month’s issue of the Adjudication Digest, we look at a claim for a replacement bath. This dispute was initiated by the landlord.

Posted by on 19 February 2016

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Earl Cathcart proposes changes to the Housing and Planning Bill

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At the House of Lords Committee on Tuesday 1 March, The Right Honourable Charles, Earl Cathcart will be proposing an amendment to the Housing and Planning Bill to address the issue that landlords and tenants can face when reclaiming a deposit held by a custodial tenancy deposit scheme[https://www.tenancydepositscheme.com/custodial] where the other party is not contactable.

Posted by on 11 February 2016

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Landlords risk penalties, as research suggests 15% are not protecting deposits

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Research commissioned by money.co.uk and carried out by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) has suggested that nearly 300,000 landlords have not protected an estimated *£514million* of tenants’ deposits. These tenants without protection are vulnerable to unfair losses when they move out.

Posted by on 3 February 2016

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Are you renting from a private landlord? Do you know if you'll get your deposit back?

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*Are you renting from a private landlord? Do you know if you'll get your deposit back?*

Posted by on 3 February 2016

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Should you buy a tenanted rental property?

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Some rental properties are sold with a tenant ‘in situ’ – but are these a good purchase?

Posted by on 19 January 2016

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Looking back at 2015 and forward to 2016

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December is the time to take stock of the year that is past and look forward to the year that is to come.   

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 21 December 2015

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Forthcoming TDS Data Snapshot Reminder

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As you will be aware, each year TDS take a “snapshot” of your data in order to calculate your account data so we can calculate your annual membership subscription for *1st April 2016 - 31st March 2017*.

Posted by on 15 December 2015

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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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Customer contact times during the festive season

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Please note the *Customer Contact Centre* will be operating as follows over Christmas and the New Year:

Posted by on 14 December 2015

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Promoting knowledge and bettering the private rented sector for Landlords and Tenants

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We have some funds to give away! Bids must meet the aims of the TDS charity which are set out on the site - apply for funding here[http://tdsfoundation.org.uk/#apply-for-funding].

Posted by on 3 December 2015

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