Helen Lam writes for Newcastle University’s The Courier on how four students won a court battle to get their deposits back:
Four Newcastle students have won a legal battle against their landlord over house deposits.
At the end of their two year tenancy of Doncaster Road in Sandyford, 21-year-old fourth-year Chemistry student Helen Ogley and her three flat mates were informed by their landlord that all deposits, totalling £1040, would be returned following the settlement of any outstanding bills.
However, after the students made the payments they were told that they would be charged for the expense of repairing locks within the property…
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