Lead Tenant Agreement

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Protect / Unprotect a DepositThe Deposit Protection Service and MyDeposits tenancy deposit schemes require some form of “lead tenant” agreement. What is a “lead tenant” you may ask? Basically, the schemes...

When to Protect

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Protect / Unprotect a DepositA deposit must “as from the time it is received” be dealt with in accordance with an approved scheme [s.213(1) Housing Act 2004]. Note, in that sub-section, there is no 30 day time limit which is...

Alternatives to a Deposit

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series Protect / Unprotect a DepositThere are a few alternatives that you could consider instead of  taking a deposit. ... Please login or signup to continue reading this...

Protect a Deposit with DPS

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Protect / Unprotect a DepositBelow is a quick summary of how to protect a deposit using the Deposit Protection Service (DPS) which is the free to use “custodial scheme”. Note: If the deposit has not been protected...