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TENANCY DEPOSIT: I’m attempting to determine whether or not

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TENANCY DEPOSIT:Hi, I’m attempting to determine whether or not it is legally required for a landlord to file a deposit paid by a tenant to a third party deposit scheme?

Hi,

Thank you for your query..Kindly explain the situation further

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Well, as I understand, a landlord is legally required to file any deposit paid to him to a government backed scheme...?

Hi,

Yes that is correct, within 14 days of receipt. If not, the tenant could claim up to 3 times the deposit back.

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