Useful information links for letting agents, landlords and housing associations:

https://www.tenantdepositscheme.co.uk/ 

The three government appointed Tenancy Deposit Protection Schemes are:

https://www.depositprotection.com/

https://www.thedisputeservice.co.uk/

https://www.mydeposits.co.uk

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Relevant associations:

https://www.theaiic.co.uk/ When instructing an Inventory company make sure they are truely independent and look for membership of the Association Of Independent Inventory Clerks, it means that they are trained professionals.  As a result their reports will stand up in a court because they are not offering services such as cleaning or maintenance making their reports bias and unfair.

https://www.arla.co.uk/ An association for Letting Agents.

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https://www.direct.gov.uk/en/HomeAndCommunity/Privaterenting/index.htm Advice on rights and responsibilities.

https://www.oft.gov.uk/ Office of Fair Trading.