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Average rent in the UK has increased for the second consecutive quarter

Out now! Read the latest findings from The DPS Rent IndexTM Average monthly rent across the UK is at its highest value since we launched the Index wa...

The Tenant Fees Act and tenancy deposit cap

Everything you need to know about The Tenant Fees Act and tenancy deposit cap For English tenancies, The Tenant Fees Act came into force on 1 June 20...

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Fraud awareness

Please be aware of fake emails

We’ve recently become aware of a scam involving fake emails, claiming to be from The DPS. The suspicious email tells recipients that their landlord h...

Protect yourself from the fraudsters

Con artists and fraudsters are constantly changing their tactics to try and get their hands on people's money and personal details. Unfortunately, ten...

We do not spam. Stay informed.

We know how irritating spam emails are. We do not send junk email. So when we do email it’s because there’s a specific and good reason. Most often it...

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Our charity fund

Getting off to the right start with The Lyme Trust

When someone becomes homeless, they don’t have the luxury of storing their old possessions. This means when they do manage to get back on their feet -...

St Anne’s hostel: Overcoming the obstacles

  When you see a homeless person with a dog, your first thought probably isn’t that their furry friend would be one of the biggest hurdles to that pe...

Justlife: Handing out boxes of hope

  Getting off the street isn’t as simple as just being given a place to live. As Justlife Manchester’s research reveals, when someone makes the move...

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