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The DPS Rent Index Q2 2019 is out now

The latest issue of The DPS Rent Index is out now In contrast to the downward trend seen throughout 2018 and the early part of 2019, average rents in...

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

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...

£18,000 to help those who fall through the cracks

Did you know, councils must legally help pregnant women, families and vulnerable people when they are faced with homelessness? This means there are ...

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