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Custodial: How to request repayment of the deposit (landlords & agents)

A screen-by-screen guide to the repayment process.

When cleaners don’t clean

In this month’s issue of the digest, we look at an adjudicator’s approach to outstanding cleaning at the end of the tenancy.

"But the landlord didn't get the work done..."

In this dispute the tenant objected to deductions because the landlord either did the work himself or did no work at all with the deposit money. 

Guidance on using photos, videos and DVDs as evidence

Images can be a useful way of showing the condition of a property. However images usually need to be supported by other evidence and can throw up practical problems when submitting to TDS Northern Ireland. 
Read this useful guide...

End of tenancy guide

Some top tips and guidance on the end of tenancy process

Guide to check in & check out reports, inventories & schedules of condition

However well a tenant looks after their property, it will not be in the same condition at the end of the tenancy as it was at its start. Wear and tear to carpets, flooring, and other fixtures, fittings and decorations...

Irreparable damage

In this month’s issue of the Adjudication Digest, we look at a case that highlights the importance of providing evidence showing the condition of items at the start and end of the tenancy.

Adjudication Digest - I can see clearly now

In this issue of the Adjudication Digest, we look at an example of how using TDS’ deduction template helped support a deposit claim.

Letterbox magazine - Issue 2

Click here to read issue 2 or TDS' member magazine, Letterbox.

The key argument

In this month's issue of the Adjudication Digest, we look at a dispute around the return of keys to a property.