How Can I Check If I Can Claim?

How Can I Check If I Can Claim?

Do you suspect that your landlord has failed to protect your tenancy deposit?

You can check if your deposit has been placed into a government approved scheme, by visiting each of the three tenancy deposit scheme providers’ websites.

Simply put in your rental property postcode, the tenant’s name, tenancy deposit amount and tenancy start date.

https://www.tds.gb.com/is-my-deposit-protected.html

https://www.depositprotection.com/is-my-deposit-protected

https://www.mydeposits.co.uk/tenants/deposit-checker

 

If your deposit hasn’t been protected, we can help.

Begin your claim with us today – simply fill out our online form and we can take it from there!

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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 an experienced firm of Solicitors 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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