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I was told verbally by the estate agent that my tenancy would not be renewed. I agreed verbally to move out at the end of June. There have been a few delays with my new property purchase and I have kept the managing agents fully informed and have proof of this. There seemed to be no problem and the managing agent was sounding very accommodating. However on 2nd July the date the rent was paid in full for the month of July, the landlord contacted me directly by email to say that he has not agreed to an extra month and because i am now out of contract he will agree to another month on condition that I pay an extra £900.00 rent. This has come out of the blue.
Meanwhile I asked the managing agent why I have not had any written section 21 notice served to me and he said he dropped one off at the house in April, by hand. I have not had sight of this and have disputed it.
I am moving anyway and will be in a position to do so in the next few weeks I just want to know if the landlord is entitled to put the rent up by 30% with no notice or anything and if he can then deduct this from my deposit