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Renting is now more affordable than at any time since 2013

As we usher in a new decade, it’s clear that apart from a dip in 2018, average rent has continued to rise over the last 10 years. In contrast, the per...

The Tenant Fees Act and tenancy deposit cap

Everything you need to know about The Tenant Fees Act and tenancy deposit cap For English tenancies, The Tenant Fees Act came into force on 1 June 20...

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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 suspicious email tells recipients that their landlord h...

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

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 -...

St Anne’s hostel: Overcoming the obstacles

  When you see a homeless person with a dog, your first thought probably isn’t that their furry friend would be one of the biggest hurdles to that pe...

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