Has Your Landlord Protected Your Deposit Too Late?

Has Your Landlord Protected Your Deposit Too Late?

 

When you sign up to rent a property from a landlord, you’re usually required to pay a deposit of one month’s rent.

And once you’ve paid your deposit to your landlord, they’re required by law to place it into a deposit recovery scheme.

This scheme protects you, the renter, ensuring that your deposit is available at the end of the tenancy, if you’ve held up your end of the agreement.

The key point, your landlord only has 30 DAYS in which to protect your deposit in a government scheme.

If they fail to do so within this time, then you could claim for compensation.

 

Suspect your landlord has failed to protect your tenancy deposit correctly?

Simply fill in our quick and simple online form – we’ll investigate your case and you could be entitled to up to 3x the original amount you paid!

 

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The Law

Landlords have an obligation to pay deposits received from Tenants into a deposit protection scheme.

The law states that every Landlord who takes a deposit from a Tenant has to protect that deposit by lodging it with one of 3 tenancy deposit protection schemes.

The basis for this requirement is to stop Landlords utilising a Tenants deposit monies as income elsewhere and to make it easier to obtain the return of your deposit when a Tenancy comes to an end.

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The Claim

If a Landlord fails to lodge the deposit with one of the 3 tenancy protection schemes within 30 days of the date on which the deposit was provided by the Tenant the Landlord will be subject to a penalty.

The penalty is likely to be between 1-3 times the amount of deposit paid.

Landlords continue to ignore the law in this regard and to assist Tenants (we do not act for Landlords) we have a team of experienced lawyers operating on cases around the UK enforcing Tenants rights against Landlords and obtaining compensation on behalf of Tenants from Landlords who have failed to comply with their obligations.

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Our Fee

Our review of the claim questionnaire is free.

All claims are dealt with under “No Win No Fee” agreements and the work is conducted by deposit specialists firm Mckays Solicitors Ltd from start to finish.

No payment is required at the outset to start your claim.

You will also be offered After the Event Insurance for increased protection against any adverse costs.

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