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My landlord tries to evict me from the house and she did not

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JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: My landlord tries to evict me from the house and she did not protect my deposit during my tenancy. She protected it when my tenancy finished
JA: What steps have you taken so far? Have you prepared or filed any paperwork?
Customer: I sent her today a letter for a compensation and at the same time she asked me to return my deposit back but i refused to get it as I want her to receive my letter first
JA: Where is the house located?
Customer: enfield
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No that's it
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 7 months ago.

What is your question please?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Hi there
My landlord tries to evict me from the property but she did not protect my deposit during the tenancy.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
She protected it after my tenancy and today I sent a letter for a compensation. At the same time she asked me to return my deposit back and I refused until she will receive my letter.
Is that wrong step I did?
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 7 months ago.

If she did not protect it within 30 days of you paying it, she is liable to a penalty of up to 3 times the deposit plus return of the deposit.

A court will also not grant her a possession order on this basis.

May I help further?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
No my question is answered.
Thanks
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 7 months ago.

Glad to hear.

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