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Tenancy Deposit Schemes: surprise decision on pre-2007 deposits!

Another court decision equals another headache for landlords of residential property. Landlords have to do two things within 30 days of receiving a deposit paid in connection with an assured shorthold tenancy: first, pay the deposit into a registered scheme and second, give the tenant certain prescribed information about how the deposit is held. Unless

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The Return of Superstrike – Tenancy Deposit Schemes – residential landlords must protect deposits afresh if the tenant remains beyond the fixed term

Tenancy Deposit Schemes continue to trip up landlords in the residential sector with yet another court decision on how the scheme should work. The legal framework requires landlords to do two things within 30 days of receiving the deposit: pay the deposit into a registered scheme; and give the tenant certain prescribed information about how

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Residential landlords risk losing deposits and paying a penalty if they fail to give tenants the required information

Picture this:  a difficult tenant decides that they don’t want to leave the property at the end of its lease and the landlord can’t wait to see the back of them.  The landlord wants to recover possession and use the tenant’s deposit to pay for any damage that the troublesome tenant has caused. It sounds