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    Just moved, landlord wont refund deposit.

    I lived in a grotty bedsit for 3 years, it was only £40 a week, and was on benefits for a year, then at college for a year, then signed on for a few months, then worked for 7 months.

    I have all my receipts for time I paid, and letter from council saying the times they paid him.

    I worked out he owes me £34.07 and the £40 deposit, I went in and he only gave me £25 as he claims he doesnt owe the £34.07 at all as the council had a gap in claim last year, and I owed him £15 as I havent paid the £5 electric for 3 weeks.

    I might owe him the £5 as its Due every Wednesday, and I didnt pay it this week as its only 3 days(dont mind paying half)

    I took photos of the flat when I moved in and when I left of all the furniture and fittings.

    What can I do to get the cash back?

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