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#ExpertView: What tenants need to do to rent

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*Property expert, Kate Faulkner, launches guide to help tenants conduct checks and research before taking on a rented property. * *The guide is the latest instalment in a series of reports into the private rented sector funded by the TDS Charitable Foundation.* ExpertView

Posted by Christel Jones on 9 January 2018

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#ExpertView: Sustainable energy charity receives funding to help South West landlords

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The Bristol-based Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) has received £14,050 funding from the TDS Charitable Foundation to develop a project that will help landlords in the South West to better understand their obligations around Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES).

Posted by Kelly Wallace on 5 December 2017

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#ExpertView: How do we stamp out damp, condensation and mould in the PRS?

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Property expert Kate Faulkner discusses the need to stamp out damp in the private rental sector. Kate believes that the lettings industry and the Government should work together to minimise the chance of properties being let with damp or mould issues. ExpertView

Posted by Kate Faulkner on 21 November 2017

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#ExpertView: What is the TDS Charitable Foundation?

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With 9 rounds and 38 funded projects under its belt, the TDS Charitable Foundation has been working to advance education about housing rights and obligations since its inception in July 2014. It is funded by donations from The Dispute Service (TDS), the leading Tenancy Deposit Scheme, and is presided over by a board of Trustees. To...

Posted by Kelly Wallace on 7 November 2017

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#ExpertView: Kate Faulkner and TDS launch report into conflicts in the PRS

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Property expert Kate Faulkner says conflicts arise through poor communication and a lack of knowledge of where responsibilities lie. Kate advocates for the introduction of maintenance schedules and legal clarity. ExpertView

Posted by Kate Faulkner on 17 October 2017

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#AskTDS: “I paid a deposit to my agent last week and didn't receive a receipt. Is my deposit protec

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This article has been written in response to a tenant's query: “I paid a deposit to my agent last week and didn't receive a receipt.  Is my deposit protected?”

Posted by Debbie Davies on 13 October 2017

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#AskTDS: "I am renting for the first time, why do I have to pay a deposit?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant's query: “I am renting for the first time, why do I have to pay a deposit?”

Posted by Debbie Davies on 29 September 2017

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#AskTDS: "I'm moving in with new friends, if they damage their room - will I have to pay?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant's query: "I'm moving in with new friends, if they damage their room - will I have to pay?"

Posted by Debbie Davies on 15 September 2017

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#AskTDS: "I am renting for the first time - how do I know if my deposit will be protected?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “I am renting for the first time – how do I know if my deposit will be protected?”

Posted by Debbie Davies on 11 August 2017

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Property uninhabitable - who pays?

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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 gain a better understanding of how we make our adjudication decisions. The names of the landlords and tenants involved have been removed and...

Posted by on 17 October 2016

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