From:                              Deposit Protection Service <>

Sent:                               11 October 2016 16:38

To:                                   Marion Baud

Subject:                          What does a good letting agent look like?



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Welcome to the latest edition of Open House, your monthly update on all things deposit protection.

In this issue we take a look at what a good letting agent looks like. This quarter’s successful applicants to the DPS Charity Fund are also featured, and you can test your dispute knowledge with our library of Be The Adjudicator case studies.

Grab a cuppa and enjoy the read!




What does a good letting agent look like?   

Last month, the National Approved Letting Scheme (NALS) published a toolkit to help local authorities enforce the law in the private rented sector. This got us thinking: What does a good letting agent look like?

Head over to our blog and read our infographic on what we think makes a great letting agent.

Read our blog




The DPS Charity Fund successful applicants

We're delighted to introduce the latest recipients of funding from the DPS Charity Fund, following a round of very strong applications.

Selecting who should receive an award wasn't easy, but three stood out above the rest: Calderdale SmartMove in Halifax, No Limits in Southampton and Bosco House on Merseyside.

If you know of a charity operating in the housing sector, tell them about the DPS Fund!

Read about the successful applicants



Be the Adjudicator - our library of dispute case studies 

Did you know Be the Adjudicator is over a year old? It's a valuable and growing resource of information that can help you improve your preparation for deposit disputes.

From 'Arresting Developments' to 'Law and Order', we've seen some really interesting cases.

Take a look at our case studies page to refresh your memory, and get a better understanding of the dispute process.

Visit our case studies page



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