Help I am being sued for not protecting the depositMake Text Bigger
I did not issue a deposit protection scheme for one of my tenants in a shared house. The other tenants have the DPS done within 30 days of deposit, but this tenant has been in since end of Sept.
I received a solicitors letter informing me that it is the law and I have to pay compensation to this tenant who is moving out this Sunday 30/11/14.
Can anyone advised what I should do as I have already told the tenant that I will refund his £425 deposit when he leaves on Sunday, but he is pursuing this compensation of my late registering his DPS.
Please advice what I have to do as the Solicitor demands around £700 of compensation and the tenants has only been in the house for 4 months.
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