31 days later: Failure to comply with s 213 of the Housing Act 2004 – Hardwicke Chambers

Posted December 11th, 2012 in deposits, housing, landlord & tenant, news, penalties by sally

“The Tenancy Deposit Scheme came into force on 6th April 2007. After the Court of Appeal handing down a number of controversial ‘landlord friendly’ judgments on the meaning of ss 213-215 of Housing Act 2004 (‘the Act’), Parliament amended these provisions by s 184 of the Localism Act 2011 (‘2011 Act’). The amendments came into force on 6 April 2012. Since this date, there is a tough new world out there for unorganised or inexperienced landlords. This article seeks to set out what is required by landlords and what happens when things go wrong.”

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Hardwicke Chambers, 30th November 2012

Source: www.hardwicke.co.uk