Surely I am not the only landlord worried about new EPC requirements?9:44 AM, 17th February 2021
About 2 weeks ago 125
I recently sublet from a tenant with the consent of the landlord and sublet contract. A £1300 deposit was paid direct to tenant on request of the landlord.
Following moving out of the property a scrape on the wooden floor was noticed.
The landlord has asked tenant to withhold entire deposit to pay for scrape.
Cost of repair is quoted as £100, however landlord wants to replace entire floor.
Is an unprotected deposit an issue for the landlord?
Is there any option for me as a sublet tenant to object before going to Small Claims Court?
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