Tenancy deposits

Your right to have a tenancy deposit protected

You have a right to have your tenancy deposit protected. They must register the deposit with a Government approved scheme.

If you paid a tenancy deposit to your landlord or letting agent when you moved in they cannot legally use it for anything else.

What is a tenancy deposit ?

Shelter – tenancy deposit explained

Tenancy deposit protection schemes

The Government – tenancy deposit protection

Shelter – How tenancy deposit protection schemes work

Citizens Advice Bureau – tenancy deposit fact sheet for assured shorthold tenants

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Sorting out problems with deposits

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