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Landlords Warned About Deposit Protection Penalties


Thursday, June 11, 2015

TDS Warns Landlords That They Only Have A Few Weeks Left To Comply With New Deposit Protection Legislation The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), has warned landlords that time is running out after the new Deregulation Act came into force on March 26th 2015. The intention of introducing the new act was to clarify PRS tenancy [...]


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Confusion Reigns Over Tenant Sub-Letting Proposals


Thursday, April 9, 2015

Housing Minister Contradicts Government Sub-Letting Proposals There is already a great deal of confusion and resentment surrounding the controversial proposals to allow the sub-letting of rental properties by tenants, announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, during the pre-election budget, last month. The proposals were announced by Mr Osborne during the Spring [...]


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Important Changes To Deposit Protection Schemes


Tuesday, April 9, 2013

There are now four authorised deposit protection schemes in the UK: The addition of a fourth deposit protection company could create even more confusion in the UK courts as there are different rules and regulations that must be followed for each provider. The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), Deposit Protection Scheme (DPS) and mydeposits have been [...]


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Tenancy Deposits Don’t Work


Wednesday, July 11, 2012

40% of all UK Private Rented Sector (PRS) tenants have reportedly lost some or all of their rental deposit at the end of a tenancy, but landlords aren’t winning either, says a new report. The total amount lost per person averaged £313 (GBP) according to a new survey conducted by online property portal – FindaProperty.com. [...]


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Deposits the New Defence to Section 21


Wednesday, February 22, 2012

The decision in Suurpere-v-Nice (2011) confirms that the prescribed information must be complied with and if this is not done landlords could be subject to sanction when before the Courts


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