Does A Deposit Cheque Have to Be Presented to Be Returned?

Does A Deposit Cheque Have to Be Presented to Be Returned?

Where a tenancy deposit has been paid in connection with an assured shorthold tenancy and in order to be able to serve a section 21 notice, the deposit must have been protected – normally within 30 days. Where this is not the case, the only way to be able to...

Possession order overturned because Prescribed Information had agent’s name on it

Possession order overturned because Prescribed Information had agent’s name on it An order for possession has been set aside by a court on the basis that the Prescribed Information did not contain the landlord’s name and address. Instead, it showed the agent’s...

Deposit Protection for Statutory Periodic Tenancies and Renewals – Superstrike Ltd v Rodrigues 2013

Superstrike Ltd v Rodrigues [2013] EWCA Civ 669 (14 June 2013) is a worrying case which fundamentally changes previous thinking on certain aspects of tenancy deposit legislation and in particular landlords duties. Background The landlord granted a tenancy to the...

Six Months Rent in Advance, Tenancy Deposits and Section 21 Notices

Introduction An important question relating to 6 months rent paid in advance, tenancy deposit schemes, and service of a section 21 notice has been answered today by the Court of Appeal in the case Johnson & Ors v Old [2013] EWCA Civ 415 Outline Through their...