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Who better protects the deposit - landlord or agent?
I am using an agent to rent a house to 3 couples. Who better protects the deposit: the agent or m

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Kate Mellor
08/03/2018 20:45

2 tenants, 1 guarantor for other who owes rent, both vacated, guarantor wants his deposit back!
2 tenants in different houses of mine, both vacated, one is the guarantor for the other who owes

Replies: 11
Views: 615
06/03/2018 21:47

Change of address on TDS Certs
Hi, I am changing my address soon and wondered if I have to change my address on my tenants ag

Replies: 2
Views: 576
Teresa Cooper
02/03/2018 17:50

Serving Prescribed Information
I recently arranged with my tenants to meet them to give them the PI. The appointment was on the

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Views: 648
02/03/2018 10:48

Hi, I have recently multi let a 3 bedroom house. They all don't know each other so there won&

Replies: 4
Views: 695
27/02/2018 16:31

tenant in shared house
I have a tenant in a shared house with a separate tenancy agreement.She has moved her 12 year old

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Views: 646
11/02/2018 13:18

blocked drain - withhold (some) deposit?
Hi My tenants of 5 years stay blocked the drainage pipe running from the kitchen sink waste -

Replies: 9
Views: 806
03/02/2018 10:48

TPS Experience
Hi. Does anyone have experience of the TPS I have a tenant who is refusing to agree to release a

Replies: 2
Views: 721
Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS)
02/02/2018 13:06

Deposit Disputes
Because I am a landlord a good friend has asked me what the normal procedure is for disputed char

Replies: 9
Views: 787
Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS)
29/01/2018 16:54

How long is a reasonable time to return a deposit?
My outgoing tenant has said he won't return the keys until I pay him back the deposit. I have

Replies: 18
Views: 757
27/01/2018 22:45

Tenant suing for upto 3 times the deposit for an issue nothiong to do with the deposit.
My recent ex tenant had a foul drainage smell that took 6 or 7 weeks for Yorkshire Water to deal

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Views: 996
Kevin C.
12/01/2018 10:00

Deposit Not Protected
AST agreement was made but Deposit somehow not protected within 1 month. tenant left but t

Replies: 4
Views: 871
09/01/2018 16:20

DPS Deposit Issue
Dear RLA, I have had a tenant leave having not paid a single months rent and having been e

Replies: 2
Views: 831
29/12/2017 10:59

Council Tax
Hi, I am renting out to students. I am starting the contract on the 1st July to avoid paying coun

Replies: 7
Views: 828
29/12/2017 10:20

Deposit Scheme
Hi All, I use the RLA AST template, which deposit scheme can i use with this AST?

Replies: 18
Views: 791
Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS)
28/12/2017 10:27

Buying a house with sitting tennants
Hi, I am buying a property with tenants in the property, the previous owner gave them notice to l

Replies: 5
Views: 900
16/12/2017 16:27

Extra week
We have a property where there was a joint tenancy. One member of the couple left and eventually

Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
01/12/2017 16:40

Tenancy Change
For properties in Wales where the 6 month Assured Short Term Tenancy has rolled on to a Statutory

Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
26/11/2017 16:32

Straightforward claim?
My tenant left owing me money in excess of the deposit so I used MCOL to get a CCJ. The tenant di

Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
19/11/2017 10:16

MyDeposit Discount/Subsidy for RLA members?
Hi, The former London Rental Standard discount code no longer works for protecting a depos

Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS)
06/11/2017 20:52

Has anyone ever gone down the Alternative Dispute Resolution with a tenancy deposit? A ten

Replies: 4
Views: 1,153
30/10/2017 17:41

Non-resident landlord
Hi, I am a UK non-resident landlord and have recently moved abroad. Can someone advise if

Replies: 5
Views: 1,156
30/10/2017 10:26

Hi I have a property which I have been letting to a couple for about 2 years now with no i

Replies: 11
Views: 1,243
24/10/2017 11:03

Deposits for new agreements and removing obsolete deposit protection
1) I had taken protection with DepositGuard for a tenant in a property. That tenancy ended some y

Replies: 1
Views: 1,060
Landlord Advice Team
23/10/2017 16:53

Tenancy Deposits
Can you tell me if there is a general rule in how much deposit is normally put down when a tenant

Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Landlord Advice Team
23/10/2017 13:23

Deposit back early
A rather unusual deposit question please..... Iíve a tenant who moved in 10 days ago, I took a

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Views: 1,122
18/10/2017 15:45

my tenant took (and kept) "deposits" from lodgers when sub-letting
I have a tenant, she lets out spare room, I have discovered 3 cases now, whereby she took deposit

Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
09/10/2017 16:16

tenancy deposit
Can we register a new tenancy (TDS) while we are still holding the previous tenancy deposit due t

Replies: 3
Views: 1,069
Landlord Advice Team
04/10/2017 14:52

TDS deposit
We are still in the discussion with the previous tenants about the amount of expenses need to be

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Views: 992
Purple Bunny
03/10/2017 11:00

Deceased tenant
Hello We have a delicate issue. One of our tenants from our HMO was recently found decease

Replies: 3
Views: 1,093
28/09/2017 13:10

Tenant pulled out of tenancy after paying deposit
Hello I have a prospective tenant lined up for to rent a room within our shared house, agreed

Replies: 6
Views: 1,082
20/09/2017 13:32

DepositGuard - TDS Insurance - New AST
Tenants have been in for 5 months. I've followed the Deposit rules and put it in the T

Replies: 2
Views: 1,095
16/09/2017 18:59

tenancy deposit protection scheme
Which one or are they all pretty much the same? Any problems encountered? xx

Replies: 7
Views: 1,135
Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS)
12/09/2017 10:14

Deposit as joint tenancy then partner moved out new tenancy for remaining person
Hi I have a tenant who was previously a joint tenant with her partner then he moved out but I did

Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
08/09/2017 10:43

TDS refund
I think we have had two tricky tenants but the good news is they left when the tenancy agreement

Replies: 1
Views: 1,090
29/08/2017 08:33

Landlords expenses
My tenant has left his flat but it needed some cleaning etc, He eventually agreed to pay for pro

Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
10/08/2017 23:04

Tenancy Deposit guidance
Our tenant's AST is ending on 5th September and she wants to renew for another 6 or 12 months

Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
10/08/2017 14:41

Deposit for dirty flat
My tenant left the flat in the same condition as he received it except for the dirt. I took plent

Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Manc Neb
10/08/2017 10:54

TDS Prescribed Information
I have downloaded the: "Prescribed Information & Suggested Clauses for Tenancy Agreements , F

Replies: 1
Views: 1,125
Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS)
09/08/2017 15:36

Advice on checking our of tenant - charges for damage and cleaning
Hi, I have just received our check out report for a tenant that has vacated the property and h

Replies: 3
Views: 1,192
08/08/2017 12:40

After departure date on the tenancy agreement, how many days we have before we release the tenanc

Replies: 3
Views: 1,162
Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS)
07/08/2017 11:34
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