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  You may have read in a report published by TDS earlier this year that landlords and agents have been winning a larger share of awards in deposit disputes every year since 2007. In 2011-12 a larger share of disputed deposits were awarded to agents/landlords than to tenants for the first time. (You can read the...

Posted by Ben Beadle, Head of Member Relations on 8 October 2012

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There's never been a more important time to take notice of deposit protection

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There’s never been a more important time to take notice of deposit protection. Disputes over deposits at the end of a tenancy can be an ordeal for both landlords and tenants. Even if all contracts are in order and inventories logged, disagreements can arise. At best these can result in frosty exchanges between landlord and tenant,...

Posted by Emily Shipp, Shelter on 19 July 2012

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Deposit protection - tips for tenants

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*The housing charity **Shelter **has recently launched a campaign to raise awareness of tenancy deposit protection amongst tenants. It’s so important for tenants to know their rights and responsibilities when it comes to tenancy deposits. Being clued up from the start will help avoid problems for everyone at the end of the tenancy; so here...

Posted by Chris Kendall on 20 June 2012

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The Localism Act: Long awaited clarity in deposit protection law

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Prof Martin Partington The Localism Bill became the Localism Act on 15 November 2011. In all the exciting stuff about the transfer of powers from central to local government, there is one section – 184 – which is of direct interest to all of us involved in the operation of the Tenancy Deposit schemes.

Posted by Prof Martin Partington, Chairman TDS on 1 December 2011

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