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This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “My boiler stopped working over Christmas and I was left without heating or hot water - can I claim compensation from my deposit?”
This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: “I want to send my contractor to my rental property to carry out a winter inspection. How can I ensure my property is winter ready?"
TDS Northern Ireland shortlisted for the ESTAS 2017
All deposits must now be protected, say TDSNI
Minister Givan announces proposals for professionalising the private rented sector in Northern Ireland
Be sure to have your say!
As part of the Government’s plans to have a fully digital tax service by 2020, a number of consultations have been launched that are particularly relevant to landlords.
The Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDSNI Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind the decision. The aim of these Digest reports is to help tenants, landlords and agents gain a better understanding of how we make our adjudication decisions. The names of the landlords and tenants involved have been removed and this is only a brief summary of the dispute.
On the 14 September, TDS Northern Ireland will be attending the Policy Forum for Northern Ireland’s conference on market demand and Social Housing.
Find out about a case where the landlord's claim didn't allow for the fact that items have a lifespan, and a value that reduces over time. Director of Dispute Resolution Mike Morgan also gives his top tip.