SafeDeposits Scotland

Letting agents move business worth almost £2m to SafeDeposits Scotland

Almost £2 million of tenant deposits have been transferred to SafeDeposits Scotland in the last six months as five letting agents took the decision to change their tenancy deposit provider.

Published 31 January 2017

SafeDeposits Scotland wins top award

SafeDeposits Scotland ended 2016 on a high after being named Supplier of the Year for Deposit Protection at the Landlord & Letting Awards.

Published 4 January 2017

Unclaimed tenancy deposits total £2.4 million

Thousands of deposits worth a total of £2.4 million have not been claimed back following the end of private tenancies in Scotland, according to new Scottish Government figures.

Published 9 November 2016

Scottish tenants due half a million pounds in rental deposits

Staff at tenancy deposit scheme SafeDeposits Scotland are on the hunt for Scottish tenants who have forgotten to claim back their deposits.

Published 1 September 2016

Edinburgh letting agents switch £1.5m to SafeDeposits Scotland

Two of Edinburgh’s leading private letting agents, Umega Lettings and Murray & Currie, have chosen to switch from their current tenancy deposit schemes to SafeDeposits Scotland, the country’s largest provider.

Published 18 July 2016

SafeDeposits Scotland Trust invites first grant ideas

A new grant-giving educational charity is seeking expressions of interest from projects which aim to support improvements in the private rented sector in Scotland.

Published 4 March 2016

Blog: A New Year, a new Trust to benefit the PRS

A New Year is a time for new ideas, and we are now looking for yours. As Scotland’s only not-for-profit tenancy deposit scheme, we are in a unique position to give something back to the private rented sector and so we are delighted to announce the launch of the SafeDeposits Scotland Trust.

Published 22 February 2016

New university students to benefit from approved tenancy deposit scheme

SafeDeposits Scotland, the Scottish Government-approved tenancy deposit scheme, has been awarded over £300,000 of student accommodation deposits ahead of the new academic year.

Published 14 September 2015

New data shows only modest rise in Scottish rent deposits

Scotland’s average private rented sector deposits have shown only modest increases over the last two years and may actually be on the decrease, according to new data.

Published 8 May 2015