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Non-compliance with Tenancy Deposit Scheme can prevent Landlords from evicting

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme has been in force since 6th April 2007 having been introduced by the Housing Act 2004. It was designed to prevent spurious landlords diverting the money without the tenant’s consent and to provide protection against insolvency. It requires landlords of residential premises let on assured shorthold tenancies to protect deposits and to provide tenants with prescribed information.  Failure to do so carried potential penalties of three …Read More