Some excellent advice from a landlord based on his experience of tenancy deposit adjudications
Tenants caused mould damage by failing to use the extractor fan provided but My Deposits adjudicator found for the tenants. Why is this?
This landlord wants to carry on renting to his tenants but direct rather than through the agents. Can he do this?
If the rent and deposit was paid to a former letting agent, who does the tenant sue for recovery of the deposit money?
A tenant is concerned when the agents tell her she must deal with the landlord direct in future – what are her rights?
A new Court of Appeal tenancy deposit case where the landlord had failed to comply with the prescribed information regulations and therefore lost his case
A landlord must protect tenancy deposits within 30 days. But if you find you have missed the deadline – what should you do?
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