Deposit Protection

Government-authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme

Landlords and letting agents taking deposits for Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs) in England and Wales are required to safeguard them with a Government-authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme.

Clarke Residential submit all deposits into the DPS giving you peace of mind that your tenant’s deposit will be protected by a leading supplier of deposit protection in the UK. You can be assured that your deposits with the custodial scheme are secure when using The DPS, as all funds are afforded client money protection and are strictly segregated from other assets.


Landlords and letting agents can access online accounts 24/7 and submit deposits in minutes.


The DPS are not affiliated to any particular trade body and offer an independent and free Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) service which aims to resolve any disputes quickly and without the need for court action.


All deposit funds are held in accordance with Financial Conduct Authority client money regulations and managed by Computershare Investor Services Plc, a global business with more than ten years deposit protection experience.

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