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Student check-outs during the coronavirus pandemic!

Changes in regulation on 13 May mean physical visits to properties in England are now possible as long as Government guidelines are followed. However,...

The Tenant Fees Act and Tenancy Deposit Cap one year on

For English tenancies, the Tenant Fees Act came into force on 1 June 2019. This made it illegal for landlords and letting agents to charge certain fee...

Dispute Resolution during lockdown – how the tenancy deposit schemes will deal with disputes

The current circumstances created by the Coronavirus pandemic present unique challenges to letting agents, landlords and tenants. To help provide some...

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Fraud awareness

Please be aware of fake emails

We’ve recently become aware of a scam involving fake emails, claiming to be from The DPS. The fraudulent email asks the recipient to verify their acc...

Protect yourself from the fraudsters

Con artists and fraudsters are constantly changing their tactics to try and get their hands on people's money and personal details. Unfortunately, ten...

We do not spam. Stay informed.

We know how irritating spam emails are. We do not send junk email. So when we do email it’s because there’s a specific and good reason. Most often it...

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Our charity fund

The Homesavers Charity: Reaching out in times of need

  In December 2016, Miss Stephens found herself unemployed, with a baby on the way, in a property that was in dire need of repairs. Without deposit ...

Sandwell Homeless Charity: Innovating against homelessness

  Homelessness comes in many forms. Some people may be forced to ‘sofa surf’ or stay with friends, while others need to use hostels or homeless shel...

Getting off to the right start with The Lyme Trust

When someone becomes homeless, they don’t have the luxury of storing their old possessions. This means when they do manage to get back on their feet -...

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