The Deposit Protection Service and MyDeposits tenancy deposit schemes require some form of “lead tenant” agreement. What is a “lead tenant” you may ask?

Basically, the schemes don’t want to get involved with tittle tattle between joint tenants as to who should receive what portion. Therefore, a lead tenant must be nominated by all tenants and the others must all agree to the nomination. The landlord is responsible to ensure this is done so this needs to be recorded in writing. ... Please login or signup to continue reading this content