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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Can I claim compensation for unpaid rent from the deposit?

Yes – a deposit is held as security for and in respect of the performance by the tenant of ‘all’ the obligations of the tenant in their tenancy agreement.  This includes any rent or other money lawfully due or payable by the tenant under tenancy agreement which remains unpaid after the end of the tenancy. […]

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