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The majority of tenants in England pay a deposit before moving in to a property and most tenants also have an assured shorthold tenancy agreement, known as an AST. This is the tenancy agreement you sign before you move in to a rented property.
If a landlord or agent fails to register or protect your deposit this can result in compensation being paid to you or, in extreme cases, a court may order the landlord to pay you three times the deposit amount.
In England and Wales the following schemes can be used:
These are government backed schemes which ensure you will get your deposit back if you have met the terms of your tenancy agreement.
It's the landlord or letting agent’s responsibility to make sure your deposit is registered within 30 days of your tenancy start date.
You should receive confirmation that your deposit is registered within 30 days of you moving in to a rented property.
Your deposit must be protected or placed in a tenancy deposit protection scheme if you have an assured shorthold tenancy agreement (AST) that started after 6th April 2007.
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