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SafeDeposits - Our Members

Posted on Monday 3rd of December 2012

Here at SafeDeposits Scotland we couldn't do what we do without our members. Each a respected professional body in their own right, they are supporting and working with us to promote an independent tenancy deposit protection scheme. Our members include: National Union of Students Scotland The representative body of 530,000 higher and further education students in Scotland, the NUS is a key voice and campaigner for students and is recognised by the Scottish Parliament. Their aim is to...Read More

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Tenant Information - Deposit Protection Schemes

Posted on Thursday 15th of November 2012

The introduction of deposit protection schemes by the Scottish government was brought about to protect the interests of tenants. The aim is to ensure that any deposit you pay to a local authority-registered landlord or agent is returned to you at the end of your tenancy agreement. SafeDeposits Scotland is one of the certified deposit protection schemes and our role is to hold your deposit for the duration of your tenancy and oversee independent adjudication should any disputes arise. While...Read More

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What Tenancies Do SafeDeposits Cover?

Posted on Wednesday 31st of October 2012

It is important to highlight the kinds of tenancies that the new regulations cover, and under which tenancies a deposit scheme must be utilised. At SafeDeposits we cover tenancies where the landlord registration provisions in the Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004 apply. This means that, if a landlord must register with their local authority and they require a deposit from their tenant(s), they must also comply with the Tenancy Deposit Regulations. However, there are certain cases...Read More