Gunson is also a commissioner on the Commission on Widening Access and a director and cofounder of Safe Deposits Scotland - the only non-profit and Scottishbased tenancy deposit protection Scheme
By law, landlords must protect this money with an authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme
When tenants move home they must usually pay their new landlords a deposit to insure against damage or other cost incurred while living at their new address and, by law, landlords must protect this money with an authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme
Your deposit must be protected When you pay a deposit for a property your landlord is legally required to pay it into a government-backed tenancy deposit protection scheme
. These schemes will provide a free resolution service in the event of any disputes over whether you should get your deposit back.
If your tenants moved into your house after April 6, 2007, their deposit should have been placed with a tenancy deposit protection scheme
. Write to the agent suggesting you will contact these schemes (there are only three of them) if they fail to respond: this could have serious consequences for the agency, which could be expelled from the scheme.
Since April 2007, by law, deposits paid for most new tenancies have to be protected under a Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme
. These schemes are designed to stop landlords from wrongly withholding all or part of your deposit.
All deposits taken by the landlord/letting agent before April 6, 2007, are not subject to the Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme
A Government-approved tenancy deposit protection scheme
- mydeposits.co.uk - has launched an internet-only service, my deposits lite.
Government-approved tenancy deposit protection scheme
which offers a free resolution service for tenants, landlords and letting agents if there is a dispute over how much of a deposit should be returned at the end of a tenancy.
A A TENANCY Deposit Protection scheme
became law in April, Julie.
Tenants who pay a deposit to a landlord will now have greater protection under the new Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme