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How rent reporting is improving future prospects for tenants - TDS#ExpertView: Sheraz Dar, CEO of CreditLadder discusses 'How rent reporting is improving future prospects for tenants'

| 12 November 2019

Tenancy and technology go hand-in-hand these days. It seems a long time ago that rental properties were only listed in estate agent windows.

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| 17 October 2019

In this week’s #AskTDS, we answer a landlord’s question: "Does the deposit cover unpaid utility bills if my tenant does not pay them?"

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| 10 October 2019

In this week’s #AskTDS, we answer a common question from landlords; “what can I use my tenant’s deposit for?”

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| 8 October 2019

In this week’s #ExpertView, ARLA Propertymark looks at the impact of the Tenant Fees Act 2019 on pet owners in rented accommodation.

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

| 15 November 2019

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?”

#AskTDS: "Tenancy Deposit protection - tips for tenants - Tenant Fees Act 2019 (England) & Renting Homes (Fees Etc.) (Wales) Act 2019"

| 8 November 2019

The requirement on landlords to protect tenancy deposits in England & Wales has been in existence since 6 April 2007 and along the way there have been some tweaks and changes to the Tenancy Deposit Protection legislation, there is also new legalisation which makes it vitally 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 is some tips for guidance on what to do when renting your home.

#ExpertView: John King, Head of Member Services at TDS discusses ‘Guidance on issuing Prescribed Information for ASTs'

| 8 November 2019

In this week's TDS #ExpertView we speak to John King, Head of Member Services. We explore guidance on issuing Prescribed Information for ASTs.
TDS often get enquiries about the correct way to protect a tenancy deposit, landlords and letting agent must register a tenancy deposit with one of the approved schemes correctly to comply with the Tenancy Deposit Protection legislation. S just to make sure we have detailed some guidance to assist with the Prescribed Information documents which must also be served on the tenants.


#ExpertView: John King, Head of Member Services at TDS discusses ‘Guidance on issuing Prescribed Information for ASTs'

| 8 November 2019

In this week's TDS #ExpertView we speak to John King, Head of Member Services. We explore guidance on issuing Prescribed Information for ASTs.

Press Release: Tenancy Deposit Scheme urges students to ‘take control’ of their tenancy agreements

| 8 November 2019

Students are being urged to be “methodical and thorough” when it comes to dealing with landlords and tenancy agreements.

#ExpertView: Why we launched DepositGuard Custodial

| 29 October 2019

In this week’s #ExpertView, Alan Ward, Chair of the RLA, explains why we launched DepositGuard Custodial.