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#ExpertView: Right to Rent

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Tenancy Deposit Scheme[] (TDS) partner organisation, Residential Landlords Association[] (RLA), campaigns to improve the private rented sector (PRS) for both landlords and tenants, engaging with policymakers at all levels of Government. Here, John Stewart, Policy Manager at RLA, explains the need for clarity on what a no deal Brexit could mean for EU nationals’ rights to rent.

Posted by John Stewart on 7 November 2018


#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


Banning Orders; the impact on tenancy deposit schemes

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The Housing and Planning Act 2016 introduces the possibility of local authorities obtaining a banning order against a landlord or agent convicted of a banning offence in England. The Secretary of State is required to issue regulations which set out the details of a “banning order offence” and these are still to be developed.   Tenancy...

Posted by Steve Harriott on 16 June 2016


New powers for local councils to obtain tenancy deposit data

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The Housing and Planning Act which received Royal Asset last month gives new powers to local housing authorities to access data held by the tenancy deposit schemes in England.

Posted by Steve Harriott on 8 June 2016