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    My tenant has been telling me she's leaving at the end of August which came and went and she is still there. However, today she has given me a month's written notice to leave 15 October. Her rent was due on 9th September and she hasnt' paid. She said she would pay by Friday but nothing. She has been a good tenant for almost 2 years and this is the first problem. Could I take her rent out of the deposit and how would I do that, if she hasn't paid by end of her notice?

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    'LDS'? What's that?

    Please tell us:
    a. on what date the fixed term began;
    b. the fixed term's length; and
    c. the rent frequency/arrangements during it (e.g. monthly in advance).
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