I am assuming that the £1000 deposit is subject to the house being returned to the the original condition.They have a list of works such as cleaning carpets painting marcks on the wall nothing major of which most of it has been completed. they have until 30th May from the notice they were given.
They have been to the council and were told to complete the work and then remain in the house. the land lord will have to take it to court and they can dispute it. There s nothing that cant be done with a coat of paint. They should then say the deposit can be used as rent pending a hearing. They have 2 18 year old boys who suffer with learning difficulties which hasn't helped there is no rent out standing they paid £7000 in advance.
they have had problems with no cooker for over three months and excuses as to why they cant fix it. They have no where to go in the next three weeks
Yes that's right.
Ok - and what is it you want to achieve please?
They need extra time to find alternative accommodation. If they carry out the work and refused to leave. The landlord will have to get an eviction order. the council have advised they to stay?
Its bad news I am sorry to say
The Landlord by law only needs to give 2 months notice at the end of the tenancy, that is a legal requirement
But if they pay their rent for example on 5th of the month the Landlord must give notice by that rent day for it to take effect, otherwise it would take effect from 5th of the following month
For example if the Landlord gives notice on 4th January, it takes effect from 5th January and they would need to leave by 5th March
If the Landlord gave notice on 10th January and it would therefore take effect from 5th February and they would need to leave by 5th April
But the Landlord is entitled to give 2 months notice.
If they did not leave at the end of the 2 months, the Landlord could start eviction proceedings which would get them another 2 months time
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
They paid £7000 in advance in june 2013 how does that work?
It makes no difference the tenancy will be for a fixed term.
Whatever that term is, assuming it is 12 months, the Landlord can give notice in month 10
They would have signed it on say 5th June.
So therefore the calender month runs from the date of signing, or start of tenancy
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