Tenancy Deposit Help
Landlords and letting agents must protect your tenant deposit when you start a new tenancy agreement. There are three government-approved tenancy deposit protection schemes landlords and letting agents can use. Get help on the deposit schemes here and how do handle disputes and claims.
What do you do about a disputed deposit when a tenancy ends? What kinds of Deposit Schemes are there? How can you find out about your deposit? Having problems getting you tenancy security deposit back? Is the landlord or agent charging you unfairly? Unsure where the deposit is? Has the landlord or letting agent gone bankrupt with your deposit? How to make a claim against the landlord and other deposit related items. We'll tell you exactly want to do to get your deposit back.
If you have not got a deposit, what can you do? Here's a few ideas.
Cleaning is the most common cause of deposit deductions,
How to get your deposit back and what to do to make sure you get your deposit back at the end of the tenancy
Some of the basics about your deposit and how to manage things
As a tenant you will more than likley be asked for some money as a deposit, heres why
Find out why you should never lose your deposit!
The Tenancy deposit protection (TDP) schemes ensure that money paid by tenants for use as deposits is kept safe.
How to make a claim through the various tenancy deposit schemes available
Can't raise the money for a deposit? There may be a bond scheme in your area that can help you
Why Lose your £1000 deposit when you dont have to?
National deposit schemes are working as more tenants are refunded
The Dispute Service Ltd (TDS) is an independent, not-for-profit company established in 2003
The DPS is open to all private landlords and letting agents, with no pre-conditions to join
An insurance-based tenancy Deposit scheme, where your landlord physically keeps the deposit..
Poor Cleaning is the most common cause of deposit deductions, here we give you a few tips to avoid losing your deposit because of a bit of dirt
How to make a claim if your deposit is registered with the TDS scheme
How to make a claim if your deposit is registered with the DPSscheme
How to make a claim if your deposit is registered with the MyDeposits scheme
Your landlord must register your deposit - according to the law!
The inventory - is it more important than the tenancy agreement?