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Earl Cathcart proposes changes to the Housing and Planning Bill

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At the House of Lords Committee on Tuesday 1 March, The Right Honourable Charles, Earl Cathcart will be proposing an amendment to the Housing and Planning Bill to address the issue that landlords and tenants can face when reclaiming a deposit held by a custodial tenancy deposit scheme[https://www.tenancydepositscheme.com/custodial] where the other party is not contactable.

Posted by on 11 February 2016

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Landlords risk penalties, as research suggests 15% are not protecting deposits

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Research commissioned by money.co.uk and carried out by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) has suggested that nearly 300,000 landlords have not protected an estimated *£514million* of tenants’ deposits. These tenants without protection are vulnerable to unfair losses when they move out.

Posted by on 3 February 2016

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Are you renting from a private landlord? Do you know if you'll get your deposit back?

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*Are you renting from a private landlord? Do you know if you'll get your deposit back?*

Posted by on 3 February 2016

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Transferring tenancy deposits safely

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Is your landlord taking back management of their property? Or are they changing letting agent? deposit transfer

Posted by Chris Kendall on 21 May 2015

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Use a pet clause to protect you from pet claws

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*Renters with pets can face a hard time finding somewhere to live; the idea of animals in their properties can strike fear into the hearts of some landlords. *

Posted by Andreas Yiasoumi on 1 May 2015

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Do you need to act on the Deregulation Act? Check the TDS infographic

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The Deregulation Act came into force on 26 March 2015 to clarify tenancy deposit protection requirements.

Posted by Chris Kendall on 8 April 2015

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"Leaving early? Just sign here....."

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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...

Posted by on 9 March 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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The Accidental Landlord's Handbook - what to know if you're renting out your home

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Not every landlord makes a business decision to invest in rental property. For some individuals, known as ‘accidental landlords’, it can be due to circumstances beyond their control.

Posted by Ben Gosling, Commercial Trust on 30 September 2014

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Adjudication Digest: Cat claws...or is it that clause?

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Michael Morgan Our monthly Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind it, to help you better understand how we make our adjudication decisions.Click here for the archive of our monthly Adjudication Digest

Posted by Michael Morgan, Director of Dispute Resolution on 25 September 2014

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