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Countdown to The Negotiator Conference

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If you’re at The Negotiator Conference on the 3 November, then do come and say hello – the TDS team will be on hand to answer your deposit protection queries, and you might even win a bottle of champagne just by leaving your business card with us!

Posted by on 29 October 2015

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TDS Academy Refreshed! New dates and new courses announced

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We are delighted to announce our latest round of TDS Academy courses.

Posted by on 8 October 2015

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When relations turn cold...

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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 on 28 September 2015

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Student tips: Is it a holding deposit or tenancy deposit?

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*House hunting for students is now well under way. If you have spoken to housing advisers, they will have reminded you that your tenancy deposit must be protected within 30 days of you paying it. *

Posted by Chris Kendall on 18 February 2015

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Renting reform in Wales is now well underway

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* A major restructure of the private rented sector is now full steam ahead.*

Posted by on 10 February 2015

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Rental deposit loan scheme launched for tenants

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*We don’t normally go to the supermarket to find out about the latest developments in the private rented sector.*

Posted by on 3 February 2015

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Can you smell the deprivation in the private rented sector?

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*  **Standards in private rented sector housing were put before Parliament once again yesterday in a Bill to make private landlords meet the Decent Homes Standard. *

Posted by Chris Kendall, Tenancy Deposit Scheme on 29 January 2015

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Welsh Housing Act becomes law, and it's time to prepare for licensing

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*As promised, I can now give you the latest update on the Welsh Housing Bill. Martin Partington, Chair, The Dispute Service *

Posted by Martin Partington, Chair of The Dispute Service on 14 September 2014

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RLA Guest Blog: Welsh Housing Bill Passed

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The Housing (Wales) Bill was passed in plenary on 8 July 2014 and can receive Royal Assent from 6 August. The Residential Landlords Association will be helping educate landlords in Wales in advance of it coming into effect, expected in 2015 - here is an update for landlords in Wales from the RLA.

Posted by Residential Landlords Association on 21 July 2014

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Wales' Housing Law revolution: what it means for the private rented sector

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* Housing law in Wales is undergoing major change. The Housing (Wales) Bill 2014 is currently before the Welsh Assembly. It contains a lot of provisions that will mainly affect local authorities and housing associations.*

Posted by Martin Partington, Chair TDS on 23 May 2014

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