The PRS needs a dedicated research centre

first_imgHome » News » Associations & Bodies » The PRS needs a dedicated research centre previous nextAssociations & BodiesThe PRS needs a dedicated research centreTDS Charitable Foundation is aiming to back a new research centreThe Negotiator27th January 20160553 Views The Trustees of the TDS Charitable Foundation have announced that the Foundation is seeking expressions of interest from organisations looking to establish a dedicated research centre for the private rented sector in England and Wales.The Foundation works to advance education about housing rights and obligations in the private rented sector.Making the announcement, Martin Partington (left), Chair of the Charitable Foundation said, “Since we established the charity in 2013, we’ve been overwhelmed with organisations seeking funding for a whole range of projects, but it has become quite apparent that there is a real gap in proper research in the PRS.”“The Trustees are concerned that there isn’t a dedicated centre for research and often when information is available, it appears in quite a fragmented way.”The TDS Charitable Foundation would be interested in receiving proposals for funding a feasibility study as to whether such a centre could be established for England and Wales.The Foundation is currently welcoming bids for the next round of funding which is open until the end of February 2016. Organisations can download an application form and view the bidding criteria online at www.tdsfoundation.org.ukFunding Enquiries: [email protected] 01442 218 031PRS private rented sector research centre TDS TDS Charitable Foundation January 27, 2016The NegotiatorWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles 40% of tenants planning a move now that Covid has eased says Nationwide3rd May 2021 Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021last_img read more