It ends on the 26th April.
April 26th 2013.
Do I physically have to pay her £500 or does wiping her arrears achieve the same end ? She has lodged the first Agreement with the council. How will this affect the situation.
Thank you so much. You are being incredibly helpful.I have very limited knowledge as you can see. Is there a legal document she has to sign to acknowledge receipt of the returned deposit ? The tenant has a debt relief order and clearly no private landlord is going to be interested so she has approached the council housing department.Given the parlous state of the housing stock the council will probably sit on its hands until they see the bailiffs approaching. I fear that I will have to seek a court order at some point. Is this the case ?
Again, thank you. What if she refuses to accept the deposit ? Would I be able to BACS the money straight into her account ? It's extremely frustrating as I have been very generous to her ( she has a 6 year old child and partner who works ).
What if she twigs and returns the deposit ?
Thank you so much. The gloves are off. If she is currently on a periodic agreement does this continue as such until the 'end game' ?
My final question you'll probably be pleased to know.
If I were to go down the road of giving her an AST and the first one ended on 26th April, do I have to wait until then or can I do one dated 26th March ? I can then serve her Notice with two months remaining ?
Excuse me for asking another question. The tenant is living in my house that does not have a mortgage. The house was in my name throughout the term. The Building Society no longer has a charge on it. Therefore, could my wife be a landlord on the property ?
Yes it was. I guess I'm anxious. I just need re-assurance that I can issue a lawful 21 when it suits me and not have to dance under the Sword of Damocles' with her living in my house sine die. I'm going to subtly return her deposit on Friday afternoon.
I were to give her an AST and issued her with an S21 she will return to the Housing Department. Is the onus on me to prove tbe legality of the S21 ? will the Council stall by saying that I have no certification to give of proof of registering the deposit ?
Would the court acknowledge that in good faith I returned her deposit and lawfully issued an S21 ? What sort of time span on average to remove a tenant ? I shudder at the cost !
what are the criteria for the courts ?
Sorry. I can clearly demonstrate that I have been an excellent landlord and have supported her and been very generous. However we have an interest only mortgage on our current propery and twin girls to boot. it is for that reason why we need to sell my property. My mistake in not securing her deposit was a genuine oversight. My tenant is probably better off notwithstanding her debt relief order, than me !