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UNPROTECTED DEPOSIT to whom to return
If the deposit for a tenancy was provided by the council under a Landlord's Deposit scheme, w

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Land Lady
23/04/2018 18:27

Wear & Tear
Dear RLA I am writing on behalf of a friend/work colleague who is a 'Tenant'

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Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS)
18/04/2018 10:44

return of unprotected deposit and serving S8 and 21
Hi, in a fixed term AST from 2009, which became statutory periodic, landlord wants to serve S8/S2

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DPT
11/04/2018 17:42

Joint tenancy deposit
I will be setting up a new joint tenancy agreement with unrelated professional sharers. Deposit r

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Ian Cognito
10/04/2018 17:10

Deposit Guard
Can someone tell me how this set up works ? Is it easy to use ?

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Keith1957
09/04/2018 21:05

Childrens hand prints on walls
Hello - my tenant is moving out after 12 months. The house was a new build and freshly decorated

Replies: 9
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Landlady7
05/04/2018 18:44

Stained Mattress
Hi there, In one of my properties, I purchased a brand new Bruno mattress (£500) wit

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Hythe man
03/04/2018 15:57

Court Cases
I am searching for cases similar to Okadigbo v Chan QB/0671 [2013] and case no. GB/4729 [2014] re

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Hythe man
25/03/2018 16:50

When to protect deposit? Before start of tenancy agreement?
Hi, When should the deposit be protected? Before the tenancy agreement is signed and dated

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Harper
24/03/2018 21:51

TDS and ADR
Hello. I am currently going through trying to get my deposit back fro tenants that have caused da

Replies: 3
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NRLA Advice Line
23/03/2018 13:22

unprotected Deposit paid by Council not Tenant
Dear Landlords and experts, if at he start of a tenancy, a deposit, provided by the council for a

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Land Lady
21/03/2018 20:38

Compensation Claim from tenant
My tenants have just been served a section 21 but they have in return given me a letter for a cla

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sp108
21/03/2018 18:27

renewal of fixed term assured shorthold tenancy
When renewing a fixed term tenancy to the same tenants for the same 6 month term who already have

Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Shaheen
10/03/2018 07:52

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

Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
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
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pheonix
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

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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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Kozmik
02/03/2018 10:48

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

Replies: 4
Views: 988
Alex_2000
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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theartfullodger_626
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 -

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Colin_228
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: 1,012
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
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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: 1,008
Harper
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: 1,321
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: 1,187
DPT
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

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Views: 1,192
elbowe
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: 1,158
DPT
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: 1,064
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: 1,296
DPT
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: 1,421
DPT
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: 1,377
DPT
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: 1,421
Kozmik
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: 1,567
Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS)
06/11/2017 20:52

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

Replies: 4
Views: 1,523
PJ
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: 1,533
A14
30/10/2017 10:26

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

Replies: 11
Views: 1,625
DPT
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: 1,457
NRLA Advice Line
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: 1,353
NRLA Advice Line
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: 1,510
LLO
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: 1,485
elbowe
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: 1,437
NRLA Advice Line
04/10/2017 14:52
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