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  1. Hi Natalie, When you started the court order had the LL tried to withold deposit from you at all? I'm asking as I have just started a county court order against the landlord 1 week ago (approx 2 days before my tenancy ended) for not protecting my deposit nor providing me with any information regarding my deposit during the course of tenancy. Anyway I just received a cheque for my FULL deposit back from the LA (who hasn't mentioned anything about the order against the LL and perhaps hasn't even spoken to him). Am pleased but at the same time am wondering how this return of my deposit should aff
  2. I had not heard that but it seems strange that a LL can protect the deposit of an EX-tenant, when the whole point of the scheme is to ensure the LL doesn't make unfair deductions to the deposit or benefits from it during the tenancy. I guess I shall see what happens when the LL gets the order. Also regarding the forms used. I was stuck on this for quite a while: I had a special TDS pack which stated form N1 should be used whilst online forums suggested N208. In the end I rung up two different courts: one said to use the N208 and the other said to use moneyclaim because apparantly even t
  3. Thanks for the comments. I have found this exact disagreement concerning what happens if the landlord protects the deposit before the 14 days throughout the forum. It seems that some have won despite the deposit being protected before the hearing and some have lost because of it. What I would be interested in is whether there was any other difference between these cases or whether it was purely up to the judges discretion :-| To give you an update, I filed the court order today via moneyclaim and did it on behalf of all tenants. (They all didn't mind that I did this and I will probably w
  4. Hi, Desperate help needed over how to ensure the 3 times penalty. First I shall highlight Some background as to my situation: - Tenancy started July 2008, moved in September 2008. Tenancy expires beginning of July. - Joint tenancy with 3 other housemates excluding myself. - When we moved in the house was filthy: rubbish, slugs, mildue, holes in floor! I actually had my first asthma attack in over 5 years sleeping there. It was unfit for human habitation. - No information about whether our deposit was protected or who with, not after 14 days, not even after 6 months. - Afte
  5. Hi, I am a little confused by some of the things brought up, particularly with how to definately get the penalty 3 times deposit. Please check out my thread below. I would appreciate any advice you can give. http://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/forum/residential-commercial-lettings/206234-deposit-not-protected-advice.html
  6. Hi, Desperate help needed pleaase as there seems to be confusion over a couple of things First I shall highlight Some background as to my situation: - Tenancy started July 2008, moved in September 2008. Tenancy expires beginning of July. - Joint tenancy with 3 other housemates excluding myself. - When we moved in the house was filthy: rubbish, slugs, mildue, holes in floor! I actually had my first asthma attack in over 5 years sleeping there. It was unfit for human habitation. - No information about whether our deposit was protected or who with, not after 14 days, not even afte
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