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Have you raised with the administrator of your tenancy deposit scheme?
You should raise the issue with the Administrator of the tenancy scheme.
A certain amount of wear and tear is unavoidable in rental properties. Over time as tenants live in homes, some damage will occur. This isn’t a result of abuse or neglect by the tenants, meaning tenants can’t be held responsible for it.
Normal wear and tear refers to gradual damage that you would expect to see in a property over time.
Only if the damage has been caused by tenant abuse or neglect rather than simple wear and tear, then Landlord can ask the tenant to pay for the damage.
So, refuse to pay for the new chairs, if Landlord tries to deduct it from the deposit, then raise it with your deposit scheme administrator
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