Your tenancy deposit protection (TDP) scheme offers a free dispute resolution service if you disagree with your landlord about how much deposit should be returned. You don't have to use the service but if you do, both you and the landlord have to agree to it. You'll both be asked to provide evidence, and the decision made about your deposit will be final.
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Britain has a long-standing reputation as a nation of animal lovers. In fact, in the UK around 1 in 2 households own a pet, with around 20 million pets owned in total. It's no wonder that residential property agents are frequently asked if pets are allowed in flats.
Landlords are often reluctant to let tenants keep a pet in the rental home as there are often concerns about potential damage or noise caused by the animal. Dogs Trust found that 78% of pet owners have had trouble finding a flat which allows pets ... more
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Why Tenants lose their deposits