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    #16
    Originally posted by Ian1000evans View Post
    The Agent has to provide you with the details for the LL within 21 days of your request.
    Failure to do so is a criminal offence.
    Yes- as clearly stated in post #8's second half. Why repeat?
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      #17
      Why do people continue to go on about agents when glamrockmum has clearly posted that her landlord has no agent and all her dealings are direct with said landlord?
      If you have a telephone number for this landlod then I suppose you could send him a text to explain why rental payments have been suspended. Also, if your rent is paid direct to a bank account, then I suppose you could write to your landlord c/o this bank.

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      Any information given in this post is based on my personal experience as a landlord, what I have learned from this and other boards and elsewhere. It is not to be relied on. Definitive advice is only available from a Solicitor or other appropriately qualified person.

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        #18
        Originally posted by P.Pilcher View Post
        Why do people continue to go on about agents when glamrockmum has clearly posted that her landlord has no agent and all her dealings are direct with said landlord?
        Blame Lawcruncher (in final paragraph of post #3, and in post #10)!
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          #19
          I agree with Lawcruncher. As the T has been provided with an address for serving notices under s.48 Landlord and Tenant Act 1987, there is no ground upon which to withhold rent (unless the address provided is not in England or Wales).

          Whereas the requirement to supply the landlord's actual name and address within 21 days of a written request under s.1 Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 makes the person who does not comply liable to a fine.

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