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    management agency not returning deposit back

    Hi

    I have left my rented accomodation since last two months. It was a managed property and the deposit was given to the agency. They gave us a document and the deposit was kept in TDS. Now its been two months and we have been chasing the management agency to release the deposit and the reply they're giving is only if the landlord gives us the go ahead we can release the deposit. The property was left in good condition . The landlord is neither replying back to them nor to us.

    Do I have to wait for next 6 months if he does not reply.
    someone please help.

    #2
    You can either try to resolve this by contacting the TDS, or you can send a letter before action to the landlord (not the agent) demanding return of the deposit or you will claim it through the courts (www.moneyclaim.gov.uk)

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