Hi, thank you for your question. What things is he asking for and are they his belongings or yours?
Thanks. Why are you refusing to give them back to him?
Thanks. Was there a formal written agreement about his contributions and was he named on the tenancy agreement as a joint tenant?
Apologies for the delay. Unfortunately, the legal position is you cannot withhold his belongings and he has a right to have them back. However, if there was a prior agreement (including verbal) that he would contribute towards the home and the outgoings, you would be entitled to pursue a money claim against him. You should first write to him formally outlining what he owes and provide him a reasonable deadline to pay, after which if it is not settled you should consider pursuing a money claim against him which can be commenced here: https://www.gov.uk/make-money-claim-online
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