Our contract (AST) is ending at the end of October. The tenant confirmed that he wants to end the tenancy. He also said that he will move out by the end date and is happy for the inventory clerk to go in and do the inventory on the last day.
However, he is now saying that does not want to give the keys back until he gets the deposit back. The deposit is in a deposit protection scheme. Ignoring the fact that it is a unreasonable demand, where does it put us in terms of end of tenancy legally?
Does the tenancy continue until he returns the keys?