Under 1% of tenancies end with deposit disputes
Fewer than one per cent of private tenancies end in a dispute over the deposit – and the figure is this low for the eighth successive year.
Contrary to some media perceptions of frequent disputes over deposits, data from the Tenancy Deposit Scheme suggests that such arguments are rare.
Published every year, TDS’s Statistical Briefings pull together information from a variety of sources including Freedom of Information data and statistics gathered directly by the not-for-profit organisation.
The latest briefing released shows a very low level of disputes across all three government-backed deposit protection schemes.