Court orders £4,000 payment to tenants from hell
In an article in This is Money by Tina Walsh, a spokeswoman for the housing charity Shelter was quoted as saying that changes to the regulations surrounding tenancy deposit schemes mean that, from 6 April 2012 landlords have up to 30 days from the start of a tenancy to put the deposit into one of three official schemes and inform the tenants that they have done so. The penalty for failing to do this will vary from one to three times the value of the deposit. In this article Tina Walsh reports her problems when attempting to evict ‘tenants from hell’ having failed to follow the rules.
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