Deposits and Tenancy Deposit Schemes

Understanding the deposit protection requirements can be challenging. Our comprehensive guide simplifies the process and helps you comply with the law.

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Deposit Prescribed Information

When a landlord receives a deposit in connection with an assured shorthold tenancy or occupation contract, prescribed information must be given within 30 days.

Notice to Tenant Before DPS Single Claim Made

if a landlord intends to use the single claim procedure of the Deposit Protection Service (custodial scheme) and the landlord has an address for the tenant (which should be on the prescribed information), notice must first be served on the tenant

Agreement to Return Deposit with Deductions

where a deposit hasn’t been protected within 30 days, to serve a section 21 notice then, the deposit must be returned in full or with agreed deductions.

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Forms and Templates

Guild subscribers can download from our selection of around 150 forms an unlimited number of times. The popular forms are regularly updated as and when necessary.

Deposit Protection Service (DPS) Discounted Rates for Insured Deposit Scheme

Subscribers to the Guild of Residential Landlords can obtain a discount code for the Deposit Protection Service (DPS) insured scheme.