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Letter to Request Return of Tenancy Deposit

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Last revision 20/04/2019
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Last revision: 20/04/2019

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Letter to Request Return of Tenancy Deposit

This is a letter that can be used to request repayment of the tenancy deposit from the landlord.

The document provides a simple template that enables a tenant to request the deposit be repaid by preferred method, and sets out their legal entitlement to such.


How to use this document

Once you have completed this document simply post it to the landlord.

The letter should be sent as soon as possible after the property has been vacated, but in any event before you consider commencing any action in court.


Applicable Law

The applicable legislation will vary depending upon the type of tenancy agreement, but in most cases the Housing Act 1988 is likely to apply.

In addition, for tenancies commencing after 6 April 2007, the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (as established by the Housing Act 2004, amended by the Localism Act 2011 and Deregulation Act 2015) will apply.


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