TENANCY DEPOSIT PROTECTION
England and Wales
Tenancy Deposit Scheme; we provide both Custodial and Insurance-backed deposit protection (where we are the largest scheme) and currently protect c1.5m deposits.
SafeDeposits Scotland is the largest Custodial scheme in Scotland. It currently protects over 150,000 deposits.
Deposit protection schemes
We provide tenancy deposit protection schemes across the UK where landlords/letting agents are required to register their tenancy deposits with us. In some cases they can register for a fee in our insurance backed schemes [TDS Insured and TDS Northern Ireland] or in our custodial schemes [TDS Custodial, TDS Northern Ireland, SafeDeposits Scotland].
When a deposit is protected it means that the tenant’s deposit is now secure and allows the tenant or landlord to raise a dispute with us if the are unable to agree about how the deposit should be repaid.
Across the UK we protect c1,650,000 deposits worth £1.9bn
Training and guidance
Our TDS Academy provides training, information and guidance on an impartial basis on all matters related to tenancy deposits and disputes.