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A Time for Change, a Time for Training

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The start of September is traditionally the ‘back to school’ period and I always think of it as a time of new beginnings.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson, LandlordLaw on 18 August 2015

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Is prescribed information really that important?

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If you are a landlord there are over 100 pieces of legislation which might affect you, according to the Residential Landlords Association[[sitetree_link id=]].

Posted by on 13 August 2015

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Retaliatory eviction: New government policy statement on the Deregulation Bill

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The Government has released a new policy statement on changes to the Deregulation Bill regarding the eviction of tenants. You can read the policy statement in full on the government website, but the changes have been summarised by the Department for Communities and Local Government as follows:

Posted by Chris Kendall on 17 February 2015

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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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Landlord Law Conference 2014 - #lllconf

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Last month the Tenancy Deposit Scheme sponsored the Landlord Law Conference, giving landlords and letting agents expert advice in the legal side of lettings. Host Tessa Shepperson sums up the event. 

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 15 April 2014

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Greater industry regulation draws closer in Wales

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In an earlier blog in May 2012 ('The foundations are laid for regulation of the PRS in Wales') I outlined plans for the reform of housing law in Wales. A Housing Bill 2013 is currently being drafted, which, among other things, will introduce a compulsory licensing scheme for all private rented sector landlords and letting/management agents in Wales...

Posted by Martin Partington, TDS Chair, former Law Commissioner for England and Wales on 18 April 2013

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A message from Tessa Shepperson

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The Tenancy Deposit Scheme is proud to be the lead sponsor of the very first Landlord Law Conference, hosted by Tessa Shepperson of Landlord Law. Here is a message from Tessa.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 21 February 2013

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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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