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 is no wonder that residential property agents are frequently asked if pets are allowed in flats.
Are pets allowed in the flat that I am renting?
Landlords are often reluctant to let tenants keep a pet in their rental flat 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
The Housing Ombudsman Service is set up by law to look at complaints about the housing organisations that are registered with us. Our service is free, independent and impartial.
They resolve disputes involving the tenants and leaseholders of social landlords and our voluntary members (private landlords and letting agents who are committed to good service for their tenants). A leaseholder is the occupier who owns the property defined in the lease for a fixed number of years.
The Affordable Housing Con
London Tenants Federation has published a comprehensive analysis of the ‘affordable housing con’ which its members say has been a key component of a ploy by politicians and policy makers to hide how unaffordable housing is in London and how much we need more social-rented homes.
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