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04 Sep, 2014, 09:30 BST If You Don't Want to Lose Your Deposit, Now is the Time to Act, Student Tenants Warned

Act now or risk losing your deposit next year - this was the warning given to students moving into rented accommodation by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme....


04 Feb, 2013, 17:03 GMT Tenancy Deposit Scheme for Private Rentals in Northern Ireland

The Department for Social Development has announced this week that the Tenancy Deposit Scheme Northern Ireland has been awarded a contract to operate ...


04 Dec, 2012, 08:00 GMT Landlords Claim to Have Quality Tenants, Tenancy Deposit Scheme Survey Finds

Nine out of 10 landlords are either satisfied or very satisfied with the quality of their tenants, according to a new survey carried out by the...


27 Nov, 2012, 09:22 GMT Landlords Claim to Have Quality Tenants, Tenancy Deposit Scheme Survey Finds

Nine out of 10 landlords are either satisfied or very satisfied with the quality of their tenants, according to a new survey carried out by the...


06 Nov, 2012, 09:00 GMT Deposit Protection Academy Launched

The success of a two year education programme for letting agents and landlords covering all aspects of deposit protection has led to the launch of...


29 Oct, 2012, 09:00 GMT Deposit Protection Academy Launched

The success of a two year education programme for letting agents and landlords covering all aspects of deposit protection has led to the launch of...


04 Oct, 2012, 14:19 BST Tenancy Deposit Scheme - Contract with Government Goes Forward

The government has announced the new contract authorising the Tenancy Deposit Scheme to provide tenancy deposit protection services. It will run from ...


24 Jul, 2012, 08:00 BST Not for Profit Pays Dividends in "Outstanding Year" for the Tenancy Deposit Scheme

In its Annual Review and Accounts for 2011-12 published today, the Tenancy Deposit Scheme has reported a strong set of financial results for an...


17 Jul, 2012, 17:02 BST Not for Profit Pays Dividends in "Outstanding Year" for the Tenancy Deposit Scheme

In its Annual Review and Accounts for 2011-12 published today, the Tenancy Deposit Scheme has reported a strong set of financial results for an...


04 Jul, 2012, 08:00 BST Deposit Protection Five Years On

 Five years after tenancy deposit protection became law, an in-depth evaluation of its successful progress has been published by the Tenancy Deposit ...


28 Jun, 2012, 08:00 BST Priority Summer Job: Do the Cleaning - TDS Tells Students

University students leaving their accommodation at the end of the summer term are being presented with a check list of cleaning tasks and the likely...


25 Jun, 2012, 08:00 BST Priority Summer Job: Do the Cleaning - TDS Tells Students

University students leaving their accommodation at the end of the summer term are being presented with a check list of cleaning tasks and the likely...


19 Jun, 2012, 13:15 BST Deposit Protection Five Years On

Five years after tenancy deposit protection became law, an in-depth evaluation of its successful progress has been published by the Tenancy Deposit...


25 Apr, 2012, 08:00 BST Tenancy Deposit Protection Five Years On - And Forward

Five years after it became a legal requirement to protect tenants' deposits in the private rental market, much of the 'cultural' antagonism between...


19 Apr, 2012, 12:00 BST Tenancy Deposit Protection Five Years on - and Forward

Five years after it became a legal requirement to protect tenants' deposits in the private rental market, much of the 'cultural' antagonism between...


15 Feb, 2012, 13:40 GMT Heavy Sentence for Fraudulent Letting Agent Welcomed by Tenancy Deposit Scheme Boss

Heavy fines or a long jail term for the boss of fraudulent Oxford letting agent Charles Lawson have been welcomed by the head of the Tenancy Deposit...


14 Nov, 2011, 08:00 GMT Consortium Bid for Scottish Tenancy Deposit Scheme

A powerful consortium of Scottish landlord and tenant organisations has announced a bid to run a tenancy deposit protection scheme in Scotland...


08 Nov, 2011, 08:00 GMT Wales Increases Mandatory Deposit Threshold for Assured Shorthold Tenancies

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme has warned all landlords and letting agents in Wales that most tenancies with an annual rental value of up to £100,000...


27 Sep, 2011, 08:00 BST Lenient Sentences: "A Kick in the Teeth" for Defrauded Tenants and Landlords - Says Deposit Protection Chief

The lenient sentences handed down last week to the owner of a fraudulent Worcester-based letting agency and his accountant has been described as a...


19 Sep, 2011, 08:00 BST Don't let Euphoria of New University Year Turn to Tears - Deposit Protection Chief Warns

As the new university year approaches - and at a time of sharply rising living costs, the Tenancy Deposit Scheme is warning students about to start...


14 Sep, 2011, 08:00 BST The Colourful World of Deposit Disputes

- TDS Lifts the Curtain From smashed antique vases to missing washing machines, the Tenancy Deposit Scheme, TDS, has heard it all and this month has...


14 Sep, 2011, 08:00 BST The Colourful World of Deposit Disputes

- TDS Lifts the Curtain From smashed antique vases to missing washing machines, the Tenancy Deposit Scheme, TDS, has heard it all and this month has...


07 Sep, 2011, 08:00 BST Don't Let Euphoria Turn to Tears - TDS Warns Students

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme has warned students going into accommodation in the private rented sector this autumn not to let the euphoria of a new...


10 Aug, 2011, 13:50 BST Government Support for TDS Member Letting Agents Over use of Client Money Protection Insurance

Although Housing Minister Grant Shapps has ruled out compulsory Clients' Money Protection for letting agents in the foreseeable future, the Tenancy...


18 Jul, 2011, 08:00 BST Deposit Protection - First Line of Defence Against Rogue Landlords and Cowboy Agents

Reports of a rise in bad landlords along with soaring rental demand and the return of buy to let investors have all led to the Tenancy Deposit Scheme ...