Prescribed Information about Deposit Protection template

Prescribed Information about Deposit Protection

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This Prescribed Information about Deposit Protection template should be used by the Landlord to tell the Tenant about the approved Tenancy Deposit Scheme which the Landlord is using to protect the Tenant’s Deposit.

Deposits relating to Assured Shorthold Tenancies (effectively most short-term residential tenancies) must be protected in an approved Tenancy Deposit Scheme in accordance with sections 212-215 and Schedule 10 of the Housing Act 2004. The Guidance on Tenancy Deposit Protection for Assured Shorthold Tenants provides further information.

This template reflects the legislative changes made in 2015 affecting Tenancy Deposit Protection. The form allows the Landlord’s Letting Agent’s contact details to be given instead of the Landlord’s own details.

Once the Deposit has been protected in a Tenancy Deposit Scheme the Landlord (or the Landlord’s Agent) should complete this Prescribed Information about Deposit Protection template and give it to the Tenant. This must be done within 30 days of receiving the Deposit.

Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused options should be removed from the document.

This Receipt for Tenancy Deposit is in open format. Either enter the requisite details in the highlighted fields or adjust the wording to suit your purposes.

Once you have purchased access to the appropriate document folder click on the “Download Document” button below. You will be asked what you want to do with the file. It is recommended that you save the document to a location of your choice prior to viewing.

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