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Hi, I’m Lea and I will be assisting you with your query today.
I am very sorry to hear about your dilemma, but will do my best to provide you with advice and guidance on what to do next. What are you suing for? And what was the actual reason you left the last property?
The following is useful info to assist you with the site:
Was a possession order granted against you - was it a s21 based order or a s8?
May I ask why you were not honest about the reason for leaving the last place?
To be fair, I don't think that the landlord is necessarily going to be able to succeed with a claim against you for misrepresentation on that basis, though they are of course entitled to raise this if it was factual and they are claiming they would not have rented to you but for the misrepresentation. It's an argument that may well be accepted by a judge, but in my view it's probably not strong enough to make a massive difference in your disrepair claim.
But the landlord is entitled to raise it in court. And if it is being said in counterclaim to your claim, then you will receive the full details of their claim from the court. It's a counterclaim to your application, so the landlord does not need to send you a letter before claim setting out the claim.
You're very welcome.