Has Your Tenancy Deposit Been Registered Correctly?
Your landlord is under a legal obligation to ‘protect’ your deposit in a certain scheme
They should protect this within 30 days of receiving your deposit. If they don’t, you could be entitled to compensation up to 3 times the value of your deposit.
What you need in order to check:
- Your postcode
- Your tenancy start date
- The amount of your deposit
The following websites can be used to check whether your deposit has been correctly registered:
Alternatively, check to see whether you have been sent a Tenancy Deposit Protection Certificate. This will be proof that the deposit has been registered correctly and contain information about the specific scheme in which it has been protected.