England Landlord Guidance

Deposits and Tenancy Deposit Schemes

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How to Sign a Tenancy Agreement

When you're about to sign a tenancy agreement, it can be difficult to know whether it should be witnessed, made as ...

Checklist of What to Do at the End of the Tenancy

When the tenancy has ended, the following should be considered: The notice to quit from tenant Ensure the notice to quit provided by the tenant is valid. As a quick guide, the notice may not expire during the fixed term and their notice must be at least 4 weeks in length (one calendar month where the rent is monthly) and expire either the day before the rent is due or on the day the rent is due. No other date is acceptable.

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Tenancy Deposit Prescribed Information

Tenancy Deposit Prescribed Information

When a landlord receives a deposit in connection with an assured shorthold tenancy, prescribed information must be ...
Confirmation Certificate for Deposit Protection Service

Confirmation Certificate for Deposit Protection Service

Product Code: F033 If a person pays a deposit on behalf of a tenant (for example a parent), they are known as a ...
Notice Asking Tenant If Agrees With Landlord Claiming Deposit

Notice Asking Tenant If Agrees With Landlord Claiming Deposit

Product Code: F049 Under Schedule 10, Paragraph 4A(4)(a) Housing Act 2004 (as amended by The Housing (Tenancy ...
Agreement to Return Deposit with Deductions

Agreement to Return Deposit with Deductions

Product Code: F053 If a deposit was taken after 6 April 2007, it must be protected. After 6 April 2012, where a ...
Return Deposit With Deductions

Return Deposit With Deductions

Product Code LT091 After a tenancy has ended, sometimes the tenant may have caused damage or left with some rent
Return Deposit in Full Without Deductions

Return Deposit in Full Without Deductions

Product Code LT090 This letter template is for when a landlord is returning a deposit to a tenant in full ...
Letter to DPS After Single Claim Application Refused – Court Order

Letter to DPS After Single Claim Application Refused – Court Order

Product Code LT099 With the custodial tenancy deposit scheme run by the Deposit Protection Service (DPS) it is ...

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deposit by recognised body

After having been let down by the DPS I stopped taking deposits and only take tenants with guarantors on your advice. A prospective tenant is ex military and says the British Legion will stand a ...

Wear and Tear

Are there any guidelines for wear and tear. My tenant left after 5 years + . Carpets, decor, lighting and bathroom/kitchen furniture need attention (more…)

Help with deposit query

Originally rented out my property in OCT 2010 using an agent, I left the agency in April 2015 and continued the tenancy with the same tenant in situ since the beginning - the deposit was ...

TRANSFER OF DEPOSIT-PURCHASED PROPERTY TENANT IN SITU

I have bought a property with the tenant in situ back in Aug 2020, I am still in the process of having the deposit from the tenant moved from the previous landlords deposit account to my own via ...

Deposit Dispute!

11/06/2020 12:42 pm Hi, I have a tenant and landlord who are disputing deductions at the end of the tenancy, based on a check out report and inventory completed by a third party. The ...

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