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Did you occupy the property under an assured shorthold tenancy agreement?
How much was the annual rent?
Right. It will be an assured shorthold tenancy agreement unless you received a notice before you executed the agreement which specifically stated that it was not to be an AST.
All deposits under ASTs have to be lodged with a tenancy deposit scheme. If it has not been then you are eligible to make an application to Court for the return of the whole of the deposit and a fine payable from the landlord to you of three times the deposit amount .
Specifically request details of the TDS into which the landlord lodged it. If he cannot provide this then you need to go and see a local landlord and tenant solicitor about making an application to Court for the aforementioned monies.
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