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Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
How much notice are you required to give please?
one month from today
I assume its not the Landlords fault the tenant tried to rate another tenant?
no, the person trying to rape the tenant does not live there, he was brought home by the tennant
Ok - has the person trying to rape been there before?
I don't think so, she said his a friend but later told the police she doesn't know him
Ok, if they have been bailed or charged by the Police there will be a condition NOT to attend the address.
If they do they are in breach of bail and could face further charges or even remanded in custody, so you dont need to worry about that.
However I dont think you can end the tenancy without giving notice.
After all this is not the Landlords fault.
It is only a breach by the Landlord could you end it.
As this is not the Landlords fault, I dont think you can without notice.
I am sorry if this is not the answer you are after and certainly not the one I want to give you, but I have a duty to be honest
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
But as I said I am sure the person would have bail conditions not to come anywhere near the address
thank you for the advice, can I do anything to shorten the notice period or get a lock on my door? I have asked for a lock on my bedroom door but the landlord said he does not want to pay for it and a professional job will be required as it is antique door?
Sadly not. You can get a lock on your door.
But who pays is a different matter.
But if you do leave, I think you are going to be liable for that rent.
I am scared that I would loose my deposit as i think it is in the landlords bank account,
You need to write and set out your losses and request a refund within 14 days or say you will go to Court within 14 days. You should make sure you send this signed delivery and keep a copy.
If they do not refund you then you can issue proceedings in the County Court. You can either do this online at: www.moneyclaim.gov.uk or by completing form N1 http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n001-eng.pdf and take it to your local County Court.
The Court will then issue a claim which a copy will be sent to the Defendant who will have a limited time to defend it, if not you can enter Judgment and enforce.
If the matter is defended it will be set down for a trial. If the claim is for £10,000 or less it will be a small claim and you will not need representation.
can he take my deposit if i put a lock on the door that he doesn't like
the entrance to the house is covered with fencing and tall plants can i insist on lighting
But again,the person will have been bailed NOT to attend the property
thank you, ***** ***** anything i can do about the other tenant who has a drinking problem and is agressive
Sadly not. You can only give notice and leave. I am sorry
thank you, ***** ***** advice, what would happen if i don't pay rent and tell him to keep the deposit for this months rent (deposit is more than the rent)
Does the Landlord live in too?
no, he is in Estonia, he does not want to leave the other tenant in the house on her own, he is concerned about his house, my room is rented unfurnished so there is nothing that can be damaged
Ok. He needs a Court order then
To get you removed.
sorry, i don't follow, i am not concerned about his house and i never want to go back there, can i tell him to keep the deposit for this months rent ?
He can try yes.
But you could, depending on the Judge have a claim for it back
But I dont think its enough that you want to leave because of these problems
Its not the landlords fault
i am sorry i don't think we are having the same conversation, does this mean i can leave now and only loose my deposit?
Yes it does mean that
You can leave now and lose the deposit.
Does that help?
yes thank you, ***** ***** just spoken to another advisor who said because the house is not registered as a house share the owner lets the rooms himself to individuals who doesn't know each other, we had no contracts and the deposits are not in a deposit protection scheme the agreement I had to stay six months has passed last month I don't have to stay, is this right?
That is correct, the deposits are not protected.
But you still have a verbal monthly contract so can move at the end of that month term.
But you can move out
thank you for the advice
Can I clarify anything else for you?
no thank you
Can I help you with anything else today?