Deposits and Deposit Schemes

The landlord under an occupation contract may only require money or a guarantor as a form of security for an occupation contract (s.43).

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Deposit Prescribed Information

When a landlord receives a deposit in connection with an assured shorthold tenancy or occupation contract, prescribed information must be given within 30 days.

Return Deposit With Deductions

This letter template is for returning the deposit and it includes a table to set out each deduction and reasons.

Return Deposit in Full Without Deductions

This letter template is for when a landlord is returning a deposit to a tenant in full without any deductions.

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Forms and Templates

Guild subscribers can download from our selection of around 150 forms an unlimited number of times. The popular forms are regularly updated as and when necessary.

Deposit Protection Service (DPS) Discounted Rates for Insured Deposit Scheme

Subscribers to the Guild of Residential Landlords can obtain a discount code for the Deposit Protection Service (DPS) insured scheme.