Can you not just take compensation from a tenancy deposit?

No – you must agree compensation with the outgoing tenant and if no agreement can be reached, you must submit a claim for compensation. Any such claim must be evidence based and the burden of proof rests with the person (landlord or their agent) making the claim. The introduction of tenancy deposit legislation in 2007 […]

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How do I protect a deposit with mydeposits?

Login to your mydeposits account here using the applicable Custodial login button beneath ‘A landlord’ Click on ‘Protect a new deposit ->’. Enter details (use the information provided by us to help). ‘lead tenant’ is known as Nominated Tenant in the tenancy agreement (typically in Section 1.15). When all details are entered, review the details […]

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What are the responsibilities of a landlord to a relevant person?

The Housing Act 2004, Chapter 4, S213 defines “relevant person” as any person who, in accordance with arrangements made with the tenant, paid the deposit on behalf of the tenant. A landlord responsibilities are defined in the same section of the same legislation: (5) A landlord who has received such a tenancy deposit must give […]

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What are realistic reasons to withhold deposit on their departure?

Any claim for compensation against the Tenancy Deposit must be based on: The obligations of the tenant defined in the tenancy agreement The performance by the tenant of the obligations in the tenancy agreement Still not answered your question? We love questions so fire it at us using the contact details here Please rate this […]

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Why do I need to provide end of tenancy contact details?

Under Section 2 (g)(iv) of the The Housing (Tenancy Deposits) (Prescribed Information) Order 2007 the prescribed information is the name, address, telephone number, and any e-mail address or fax number of the tenant, including such details that should be used by the landlord or scheme administrator for the purpose of contacting the tenant at the […]

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Why do I not get the interest for the deposit?

Whilst there is legislation that specifies the interest rate for Tenancy Deposits our Tenancy Deposits are held in the custody of the Deposit Protection Service (the DPS) and the DPS do not pay interest on Tenancy Deposits they hold as the DPS is funded entirely by the interest earned from deposits held in the scheme. […]

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When do I need to pay the remainder of the deposit and rent?

Payment of the remainder of the Tenancy Deposit and advance rent is to be made on the signing of the Tenancy Agreement. Still not answered your question? We love questions so fire it at us using the contact details here Please rate this article so we know how well it answered your question…

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