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    • Svont
    • By Svont 6th Jul 17, 4:42 PM
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    Landlord had me under a lodgers agreement but, I was a tenant!!!!!!!!!!
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    • 6th Jul 17, 4:42 PM
    Landlord had me under a lodgers agreement but, I was a tenant!!!!!!!!!! 6th Jul 17 at 4:42 PM
    I rented a one bedroom flat from a 'live out landlord' who gave me a lodgers agreement (I found the flat on spareroom & at the time just assumed this was there standard model of contract as it said spareroom at the top of agreement). The agreement is an excluded licence which was obviously for a lodger who lives in a property with the owner which I did not. The landlord refused to give me my deposit back on my move out date & has blocked me since the 30th. What can I do? Some solicitors don't want to touch my case because I have an excluded licence but, my landlord has broken the law surely? Has he set this agreement up also to avoid declaring his full income as he is falsely stating it is from a lodger? He wanted cash payments from me and then got angry when I said I wanted to pay them via the bank he agreed in the end but, not smoothly.
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    • Svont
    • By Svont 7th Jul 17, 12:59 PM
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    Thank you so much with all your suggestions. It really has helped with this nightmare.
    • stator
    • By stator 7th Jul 17, 1:02 PM
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    First job: get his address (land registry website 3)
    Second job: Letter before action
    Third Job: (if required) small claims court.
    Changing the world, one sarcastic comment at a time.
    • Svont
    • By Svont 7th Jul 17, 1:11 PM
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    Thank you will do!
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