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Information regarding Tenancy Deposits Scheme (Scotland) Regulation 2011: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002


Information requested

I would like to know the following since inception of the scheme in 2011:
a) the total value of deposits that have been held
b) the total value of tenancy deposits repaid to tenants

I would like to know the details of the referrals to the dispute mechanism broken down as follows:
i) the number of referrals requested by landlords
ii) the number of referrals requested by tenants
iii) the number of rejections of referral requests
iiii) the number of rejections of referrals by tenants
v) the number of reviews requested on the initial adjudication
vi) the number of reviews upheld by review procedures

I would also like to know the number of complaints received by individual deposit schemes - My Deposits Scotland, Safe Deposits Scotland and Letting Protection Service Scotland.

Response

Attached is an excel workbook with 2 worksheets. The worksheet ‘a)b)Dpsts value, repaid tenants’ provides the information you requested at a) and b) and the worksheet ‘i-vi referrals, reviews, cmplnt’ provides the information you requested at i), ii), iii), iv), v) and vi).

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Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

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