Can I take ex landlord to court for not putting deposit in deposit scheme?

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by jules602 » Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:14 pm
I have an iva, can I take ex landlord to court for not putting deposit in deposit scheme and request compensation?
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by kallis3 » Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:22 pm
Hi,

Excuse my ignorance but I'm not sure what you mean?
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by Foggy » Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:29 pm
You could sue the ex landlord outside of your IVA but I imagine any compensation would need to be paid into the IVA.
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by jules602 » Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:35 pm
kallis3 wrote:
Hi,

Excuse my ignorance but I'm not sure what you mean?


By law i can take my landlord to court and receive 1 to 3 times the deposit amount if the landlord fails to put the deposit in a recognised depos it scheme.

Can I do this if I have an IVA?
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by Foggy » Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:10 pm
jules602 wrote:
kallis3 wrote:
Hi,

Excuse my ignorance but I'm not sure what you mean?


By law i can take my landlord to court and receive 1 to 3 times the deposit amount if the landlord fails to put the deposit in a recognised depos it scheme.

Can I do this if I have an IVA?


Yes, but, as I said, it is likely to be payable into your IVA.
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by MerlinL14 » Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:57 pm
As has been said you will most likely lose the deposit compensation to your IVA. But as it is your Ex landlord and maybe you have an axe to grind then go for it and teach them a lesson in responsibility and duty of care.
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by jules602 » Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:16 pm
MerlinL14 wrote:
As has been said you will most likely lose the deposit compensation to your IVA. But as it is your Ex landlord and maybe you have an axe to grind then go for it and teach them a lesson in responsibility and duty of care.


I posted my question as I wanted a serious answer. Instead you appear to be malicious and vindictive though know nothing of the circumstances.

Someone had told me if you are in an IVA you cannot bring a law suit...that's all I was wanted to know.
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by Foggy » Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:19 pm
jules602 wrote:
MerlinL14 wrote:
As has been said you will most likely lose the deposit compensation to your IVA. But as it is your Ex landlord and maybe you have an axe to grind then go for it and teach them a lesson in responsibility and duty of care.


I posted my question as I wanted a serious answer. Instead you appear to be malicious and vindictive though know nothing of the circumstances.

Someone had told me if you are in an IVA you cannot bring a law suit...that's all I was wanted to know.


I saw nothing malicious or vindictive in Merlin's reply. But, to plainly answer the question ...... Yes, you can bring a law suit.
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by MerlinL14 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:50 pm
jules602 wrote:
MerlinL14 wrote:
As has been said you will most likely lose the deposit compensation to your IVA. But as it is your Ex landlord and maybe you have an axe to grind then go for it and teach them a lesson in responsibility and duty of care.


I posted my question as I wanted a serious answer. Instead you appear to be malicious and vindictive though know nothing of the circumstances.

Someone had told me if you are in an IVA you cannot bring a law suit...that's all I was wanted to know.

Words fail me! So I will say nothing...
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