Publication - Research and analysis

Tenancy Deposit Scheme: review

Published: 21 Dec 2018
Directorate:
Housing and Social Justice Directorate
Part of:
Housing
ISBN:
9781787814837

Results from research with tenants, landlords and schemes as part of a review of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme in Scotland.

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Contents
Tenancy Deposit Scheme: review
Annex B: subgroup definitions and base sizes

63 page PDF

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Annex B: subgroup definitions and base sizes

Table B.1 Tenant subgroup definitions and base sizes

Name Categories Definition Total
Household type Older Contains one or more adults of pensionable age (Q65) 537
Large adult Contains three or more adults and no children (Q65) 450
Small adult Contains two adults and no children (Q65) 1720
Single adult Contains one adult and no children (Q65) 2269
Family Contains any children (Q65) 1563
Current tenancy location Rural Postcode given is within a settlement of less than 3,000 people (Q67) 847
Small town Postcode given is within a settlement of 3,000 - 9,999 people (Q67) 674
Urban Postcode given is within a settlement of more than 10,000 people (Q67) 3931
Current tenancy - whether used letting agent Yes Respondent answered 'yes' at Q5 5343
No Respondent answered 'no' at Q5 2408
Current tenancy - when started 2016 or earlier Respondent gave 2016 or an earlier year at Q4 3394
2017 or later Respondent gave 2017 or 2018 at Q4 4239
Previous tenancy - whether used letting agent Yes Respondent answered 'yes' at Q33 1963
No Respondent answered 'no' at Q33 1290
Previous tenancy - when ended 2016 or earlier Respondent gave 2016 or an earlier year at Q32 1250
2017 or later Respondent gave 2017 or 2018 at Q32 1911

Table B.2 Landlord subgroup definitions and base sizes

Name Categories Definition Total
Size of landlord One rental property Respondent answered that they owned one rental property at Q2 543
More than one rental property Respondent answered that they owned more than one rental property at Q2 543
Whether intended to be a landlord Intentional landlord Respondent answered that they intended to become a landlord at Q5 or Q6 617
Unintentional landlord Respondent answered that they did not intend to become a landlord at Q5 or Q6 450
Location of rental property or majority of rental properties Rural Respondent answered rural at Q8 or Q9 109
Small town Respondent answered small town at Q8 or Q9 394
Urban Respondent answered urban at Q8 or Q9 573
Length of time as a landlord Longer-term landlord Date respondent became a landlord is before 2013 at Q7 657
Newer landlord Date respondent became a landlord is 2013 or later at Q7 429

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