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My ex landlord has just advised me, 6 weeks after i moved out

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My ex landlord has just advised me, 6 weeks after i moved out of his property that my september rent was not paid (I'm assuming the DD was refused by bank as I've been struggling financially). He has returned the deposit to me. Am I legally bound to pay Septembers rent? Surely, he should have checked all this before returning the deposit?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
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i am afraid that if the rent was indeed not paid then you are still liable for it and your landlord can sue you for the money
The fact that he returned the deposit to you is not relevant
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