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#ExpertView: What is Letterbox?#ExpertView: What is Letterbox?

| 13 November 2018

In this week’s #ExpertView, our Assistant Director of Business Development, Debbie Davies takes a look inside the latest edition of TDS’s magazine, Letterbox.

#AskTDS: My tenant cut down a tree in back garden to use for bonfire fire night - can I deduct for this?#AskTDS: My tenant cut down a tree in back garden to use for bonfire fire night - can I deduct for this?

| 9 November 2018

In this week’s #AskTDS, we answer a landlord’s question; “My tenant cut down a tree in back garden to use for bonfire fire night - can I deduct for this?”

#ExpertView: Right to Rent#ExpertView: Right to Rent

| 7 November 2018

Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) partner organisation, Residential Landlords Association (RLA), campaigns to improve the private rented sector (PRS) for both landlords and tenants, engaging with policymakers at all levels of Government. Here, John Stewart, Policy Manager at RLA, explains the need for clarity on what a no deal Brexit could mean for EU nationals’ rights to rent.

#AskTDS: My guest spilt red wine on the carpet at my Halloween party, can my landlord deduct for this?#AskTDS: My guest spilt red wine on the carpet at my Halloween party, can my landlord deduct for this?

| 5 November 2018

In this week’s #AskTDS, we address the nightmare situation of spilt red wine on the carpet at a Halloween party and answer the question “Can my landlord deduct for this?”

#ExpertView: Kate Faulkner discusses growth in the PRS and affordability

| 30 October 2018

In this week’s #ExpertView, property expert Kate Faulkner looks in to the reasons for growth in the private rented sector (PRS) and affordability.

#AskTDS: Trick or treat - How does the ‘deposit use clause’ work?

| 26 October 2018

In this week’s #AskTDS, we lift the mask on the scary-sounding deposit use clause after a tenant asked us: “How does the deposit use clause work?”

#ExpertView: Meet the technology team

| 23 October 2018

In order to provide the best possible level of customer service as well as advice and information to tenants, landlords and agents, TDS ensures that our online systems are of the highest standard.

To achieve this, our technology team works hard to ensure that the service desk, deposit registration system and all other IT operations run smoothly. In today’s #ExpertView blog we meet two members of the team, Nicola Hathaway and Abigail Davis-Fletcher.

#AskTDS: "Devilish decor: will my landlord make deductions for damage caused by Halloween decorations?"

| 19 October 2018

In this week’s #AskTDS, we answer a tenant’s question: "Will my landlord make deductions for damage caused by Halloween decorations?"

#ExpertView: Tackling England's Empty Homes

| 16 October 2018

Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) partner organisation, Propertymark is a core member of a coalition for community investment formed by the charity Empty Homes, which launched in July 2018, and aims to combat the waste of long-term empty homes across England through community investment. Emily Carter, Policy and Campaigns Officer at Propertymark, explains.

#AskTDS: "Does my tenant's deposit cover unpaid utility bills?"

| 12 October 2018

In this week’s #AskTDS blog, we answers a landlord’s question: “Does my tenant’s deposit cover unpaid utility bills?”