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We write weekly articles on all things deposit-related and feature regular guest bloggers who provide great insight into issues affecting the private rented sector, or on best practice in the industry.

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#NewsStory: TDS Northern Ireland wins at the ESTAS for the fifth year running!

Tenancy Deposit Scheme Northern Ireland (TDSNI), the leading tenancy deposit protection scheme in N...

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#AskTDS What happens if I can’t get quotes from contractors to support my tenancy deposit dispute?

In this week’s #AskTDS, we look at the importance of getting quotes from contractors to support a...

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#NewsStory: HOUSING ORGANISATIONS LAUNCH GUIDANCE TO TACKLE COVID RENT ARREARS

LEADING organisations from across the housing sector have joined forces to support tenants and land...

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#NewsStory: New additions to the TDS Charitable Foundation Board

I was thrilled to be asked a few months ago to join the TDS Charitable Foundation board. I am a fir...

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Other

#AskTDS: As a tenant, how can I avoid rent deposit disputes?

Even with the deposit cap in England, tenancy deposits still represent a significant sum of money t...

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Landlord Questions

#AskTDS: How do tenancy renewals affect the deposit cap?

A year ago, the new Tenant Fees Act came into effect in England banning landlords from charging fee...

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Tenant Questions

#AskTDS Why is my landlord switching to the TDS Custodial tenancy deposit protection scheme?

Whether you’re new to renting, beginning a new tenancy with a new landlord, or in an existing ten...

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Tenant Questions

#AskTDS: Maintaining gardens in rented properties – what are your responsibilities as a tenant...

Gardening accounts for more than a quarter of all deposit disputes claimed by landlords using our T...

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Landlord Questions

#AskTDS: How Will the Tenant Fees End of Transition Affect Tenancy Deposits in 2020?

On the 31st May 2020, the transition period for the Tenant Fees Act in England will end. What does ...

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