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If two tenants A and enter into a short term contract with a

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If two tenants A and B enter into a short term contract with a landlord, A pays all the deposit, after a few months A wants to end the tenancy but B does not want to end it and does not want to enter into a new contract, can A leave the contract and get the deposit back from the Government run 'safe deposit'
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Property Law
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.

Let me see if I can help and please rate positive.

Has the contract come to its natural end?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.

Ok. Neither of them should leave the tenancy until the end of the term of the contract. At the end of the tenancy there is no obligation on A to stay. At that time as long as there is no problems with the tenancy A would both be entitled to their money back. Happy to discuss. Please rate positive.

Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.

I hope this helps. Please rate positive.

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Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.

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