No. In the estoppel that your old landlord signs to the new landlord the security deposit is turned over to the new landlord, who keeps the deposit where it is now, or tells you where your deposit will be located.
A new landlord has to have received the security deposit from the old landlord during the process of the closure of the sale of the property. The new landlord is responsible for that security deposit.
Yes. If a landlord later determines that you damaged his property he can take you to court. A landlord is not required to assess damages under the deposit if they would prefer to return your deposit and sue you for more. The deposit laws are generally intended to avoid lawsuits from every landlord at the end of every tenancy.
He landlord has 21calender days from the time to you vacate, to give you an accounting or your security deposit back. If the are outside the 21time days they forfeit all rights to your security deposit.
If your landlord accepted the security deposit from you he must return to you unless he have legal grounds to keep all or part of the security deposit. I don't think that the loss of your receipt for the security deposit is enough to allow your landlord to keep it. Thus you can sue him.
Of course. In most states he has 30 days to return your deposit.
I think he can since he is new. Did you get back your deposit from the original landlord? I would try to get it or find out where the money went. The money could have been handed over to the new landlord or landlord 1 kept it. You may be able to sue him in small claims court for your deposit.
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A security deposit is an advanced deposit that is generally retained by the landlord during your tenancy. The landlord is obligated to return such deposit within 30 days with interest earned, if any, and/or an itemized list of expenses for which the landlord is offsetting the deposit amount (for which he wants to keep some or all of the deposit). The laws regulating such deposit varies between states under the Landlord/Tenant laws of that state.
Not per se. A foreclosure proceeding on your landlord is no reason to not pay your rent, as long as he still has control of the property. If this is not the case then the bank or other entity that has control over the property will give you instructions on what to do. Your landlord has to give you your deposit back unless he's keeping it for legitimate reason, and such reason must be listed on the paper he sends you when he intends to keep the deposit.
Per the Ohio revised code: the landlord has 30 days to make a claim for damages, if he does not than he must return the deposit within that 30 days and if he refuses hire an attorney because the landlord is responsible to pay his attorney and yours plus double the deposit $750 becomes $1,500.
In Florida, a landlord has 30 days to return a security deposit to his former tenant, or to submit a statement of any offset to the security deposit, which must be accompanied by receipts for any repairs to damages the landlord is claiming against the tenant. If the landlord fails to do this, then the landlord may not be entitled to any of the security deposit.
Get a lawyer
Most states require the landlord to place the deposit in an interest-bearing account, protected from his creditors.
You can in Massachusetts - you don't say what state you are in. The landlord has the option of using the deposit for back rent, but he doesn't have to.
Maybe. If the landlord held the unit, and then lost a month's rent because the tenant never moved in, he could use that deposit to cover the rent. That's what the deposit is for.
In New York City the landlord must return the security deposit back to the ex tenant in a reasonable amount of time. This means within 45 days of the home becoming vacant.
Yes, a landlord in Connecticut can charge first, last, and a security deposit to renter.
Asking. Possibly with help from your Department of Housing. Small Claims Court.
Yes. But the real issue is the contract. Was there a contract and the landlord has a responsibility to it.
There's no specific term for this: the landlord is refusing to return security deposit. Either he has the right to because of damage beyond normal wear and tear or he needs to be sued for such money. And if you win in such suit you may be entitled to up to 3 times the amount of the deposit.
Did the application have any wording on it to the effect that you would forfeit your deposit if you failed to apply for a lease? Many such applications DO have such wording in order to compensate the landlord for taking it off the market awaiting your lease application. Other than that, you'd be in better shape if you received a receipt for the deposit money.