The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) has published the latest edition of its popular customer magazine, Letterbox. Edition eight focuses on the theme of being ‘stronger together’, celebrating industry partnerships, collaboration and continued support for each other in the Private Rented Sector (PRS). The magazine is free to customers of TDS as one of the many benefits of membership.
The rules and regulations for landlords regarding Legionella can be confusing. That’s why Elmhurst Energy continuously work with their members and the wider public to provide clear advice and guidance about Legionella Risk Assessments.
#AskTDS ‘We have just let out our first student property, is there anything I need to consider in relation to the tenancy deposit?’
In this week’s #AskTDS, a letting agent asks about tenancy deposit protection for student lets.
In this week’s #AskTDS, one tenant asks how they can reassure their landlord that keeping a pet in their rented property is a good idea.
#AskTDS “How do I avoid tenancy deposit disputes that could arise from decisions made during Covid-19?”
There have been many questions from landlords, letting agents and tenants on tenancy deposits since the Covid-19 pandemic forced lockdown and social distancing measures. As a result, many standard processes undertaken at pre-tenancy, mid-tenancy and end-of-tenancy have either ground to a halt or required a different approach.
The only not-for-profit tenancy deposit protection scheme, Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), have launched a series of Covid-19 webinars to provide answers to tenancy deposit questions during lockdown.
News broke yesterday that Regulations covering travel restrictions in England are being relaxed from today, Wednesday May 13th 2020, allowing lettings agents to carry out aspects of the lettings process.
#AskTDS: Where Can Tenants Find Answers on Deposits, Check-ins and Property Inspections During the Covid-19 Pandemic?
Covid-19 has brought with it much stress and confusion for tenants in private rented properties, and it can be difficult to know where to look for answers.
Industry charity Agents Giving are encouraging the industry to share their #IndustryActsofKindness during this time when community spirit and neighbourhood support has never been so important.
#AskTDS “My tenant is moving out and I am concerned they may have Covid-19. How does this affect check-out and deposit release?”
During the Covid-19 lockdown, landlords, letting agents and tenants have raised questions about how the lockdown is affecting normal tenancy processes such as check-ins, maintenance and check-out inspections. In response to the confusion, Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) has created a Covid-19 FAQ page, which offers advice on tenancy deposit protection during this unprecedented situation.