You cannot charge a tenant for services related to the termination or termination of a tenancy agreement (unless this relates to the early termination required by the tenant). However, if the lease was entered into before June 1, 2019 and a tenant has agreed in his contract to pay an exit fee such as check-out or storage fees, you can charge them until May 31, 2020. As of June 1, 2020, the payment period no longer binds the tenant. The Tenant Fees Act 2019 prevents homeowners and private landlords from charging the most pre-food fees to potential tenants in England. If a payment is not 「authorized,」 it is prohibited. Annie, I agree, fees are a joke, but how about your landlord for approving and signing these terms in the first place and what would you learn a lesson in reading your contract before signing? If the information was clear and easy at your disposal at the time, it is not good to complain after the event. If the information was not clear and confusing at their disposal at the time, you complain – ideally with the owner and first with the company and first by their complaint procedure, then by their mediator system or business standards As has already been said, it might be too late for this, because the assumption is that if you read this blog post , you are already about to do so. to be subject to an annual levy. For future referrals, however, you should take a look at the use of online rental agents to source from your customers. 「This is an important milestone for the millions of people who rent privately,」 says Gillian Guy, Managing Director of Citizens Advice. 「For too long, with each move, families and other tenants have had to pay hundreds of pounds on unfair and uncompetitive rents.」 In retrospect, this was probably not the best way to call them bluff and refuse to pay the annual fee.
I`m still not sure how far she could have taken it legally, I`m just glad there was no impact. However, there are better ways to avoid renewal fees. Information on Landlord-Law Blog on this subject suggests that the Agency cannot legally do so: 「It is a tenant`s right to remain in a property after the end of the limited life (s5 Housing Act 1988). Any lease clause that prohibits it (if it exists, check your lease) is almost certainly considered 「unfair」 under the unfair clauses in the 1999 consumer contracts. (This page also refers to a Shelter campaign that might be worth studying.) Shelter says, 「If your fixed life is expired, your rent becomes a periodic lease (and runs from month to month or week to week), which seems simple (except that 「if your lease is periodic or if the temporary life is over, your landlord can distribute you fairly easily. There is no need for your landlord to give the court a reason, but they must be able to prove that you have a secure rental term and that the correct termination has been served. For too long, Londoners have been forced to pay brokerage fees for every move and even when their leases are renewed.