| Commentary

448 Tenancy Deposit Scheme

| Commentary

448 Tenancy Deposit Scheme

With effect from 6 April 2007, the tenancy deposit provisions set out in Chapter 4 and Schedule 10 of the Housing Act 2004 came into force. A full treatment of those provisions goes beyond the scope of this text1, but the following issues in particular need to be borne in mind:

  1. 448.1

        the provisions apply to any assured shorthold tenancy granted on or after 6 April 2007. Accordingly any assured shorthold tenancy which is extended by agreement will fall within the provisions (the extension taking effect in law as the grant of a new tenancy). However,

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