Deposit Protection Scheme

A Guide from the DPS

How the schemes work – This is a guide to explain how the deposit protection schemes work. When setting up an Assured Short hold Tenancies (ASTs) in England and Wales, required to protect deposits with a government-authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme.

Your letting agency will do this part for you.

Once your agent has registered the deposit, they can:

Once a tenant’s deposit is protected, they can:


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