Tag Archives: deposit

The lessons to learn from Superstrike

The facts of the recent Superstrike v Rodrigues Court of Appeal case don’t on the face of it appear the be applicable to tenancies granted after the tenancy deposit scheme legislation came into force in April 2007. The case concerned … Continue reading

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Are advance payments of rent caught by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme rules?

The short answer is in most cases probably not and I was a little surprised to find that this had been argued all the way to the Court of Appeal in Johnson and others v Old. The claim arose after … Continue reading

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Tenancy Deposit Schemes: A New Dawn?

Regular readers will know that I have blogged about Tenancy Deposit Schemes a number of times before, in particular regarding the series of cases that came before the senior courts over the last couple of years which blunted the sanctions … Continue reading

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Deposit warning for landlords

I have written numerous blogs in the past about the curious case law which has developed in relation to tenancy deposit schemes.  However, there are some practical headaches that a landlord case face in recovering the deposit from a scheme … Continue reading

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Tenancy Deposit Scheme changes coming

Some say what has happened to the tenancy deposit legislation constituted perverse judicial interference, I’m not so sure.  However, the government did decide to act after decisions like Tiensia and Gladehurst severely diluted the original intention of the legislation. Amendments … Continue reading

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Don’t forget the prescribed information

The last 12 months have seen a plethora of cases coming before the higher courts concerning the tenancy deposit legislation in sections 212, 213 and 214 of the Housing Act 2004.  I have blogged about most of them! When we … Continue reading

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Localism Bill to address Tenancy Deposit Scheme perversity?

I must admit to being somewhat behind the curve on this news, but after the recent Court of Appeal decisions in Gladehurst Properties Ltd v Hashemi (see https://leaseholdlawyer.wordpress.com/2011/05/30/more-deposit-protection-developments/) and Potts v Densley (see https://leaseholdlawyer.wordpress.com/2011/05/26/tenancy-deposit-protection-developments/) which themselves followed on from the landmark … Continue reading

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