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Could you please confirm if the tenancy agreement has been signed and payment of holding deposit and rent has been taken from you?
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A binding contract has been formed and you can get the tenancy enforced .
Any party can not unilaterally withdraw from the contract once it is formed.
You can either move to court for enforcing the tenancy agreement by filling injunction orders and can also ask for compensation for the breach of contract by the Landlord and your inconveniences .
You can ask for compensation for all the losses you have suffered due to breach of the contract by the Landlord, including any loss of earnings.
The basic principle when calculating damages is that the tenant will be put back in the position they were in as if the contract had been fulfilled. So if the tenants end up in accommodation that costs more or has a longer commute, they can claim for the costs associated directly linked with the breach.
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You need to notify the Agents that you would be moving to the court for enforcing the contract and for compensation , however be aware that legal proceedings do take time.
You need to find a alternative accommodation and then pursue the legal claim.
To make an emergency application to the court for an injunction orders, enforcing the contract.
In those circumstances, the application is made ‘without notice’. This means that the respondent would not be aware that the order is being made and nor would they be present at the hearing. If an order is granted on this basis, the Court will list a further ‘return’ hearing when the respondent will be required to attend once they have been served with the application and emergency order made.
However, in your case, you would need the get the access from the Agents to gain entry into the property.
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