‘My landlord didn’t protect my deposit correctly and I won compensation’

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Matilda had to find a cheaper place to rent when she became self-employed. She rented from a friend who then became her landlord. Her landlord failed to carry out repairs and protect her deposit in the correct way. After deductions were made to her tenancy deposit, Matilda took her landlord to court and successfully received compensation.

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‘Renting in London can leave you vulnerable’

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My name is Alfie. I’m an Advice, Support and Guidance worker at Shelter. I give people advice on housing issues as well as general advice on welfare benefits and debt issues. Sadly, I see a lot of people becoming homeless in London after having to leave a private rented home.

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