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DepositGuard

DepositGuard offers RLA landlord members easy deposit protection at market leading rates, brought to you in partnership with the Tenancy Deposit Scheme.

Market leading rates and FREE to join for RLA members Fixed term and periodic protection
You hold the deposit Fast online service
Unlimited downloads and access to fully compliant documentation Exclusive support from the Landlord Advice Team and step-by-step user guide
Free access to ADR (Alternative dispute resolution) if the tenancy ends in dispute Administered by the multi-award-winning Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS)
DepositGuard Price List How to use DepositGuard

Important: DepositGuard can only be used by landlords who own and manage their own properties, meaning the landlord/company name is on the tenancy agreement and on the land registry. Landlords can protect no more than £25,000 of deposits with DepositGuard/TDS at one time.

Tenancy Deposit Scheme


The Tenancy Deposit Scheme protects over 1 million tenancy deposits and is the country's leading government approved insured scheme. TDS offers protection through DepositGuard exclusively through the RLA.

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Understanding the Law

Under the provision of the U.K. Housing Act 2004, if you have a tenancy that started after April 2007, and you take a deposit, then the landlord or agent must protect the deposit using a government-authorised tenancy deposit scheme and serve all the required documentation within 30 days.