When Rent Choice assistance is agreed the Council may issue a Deposit Bond to help a tenant secure the property. A landlord can make a claim against the Deposit Bond at the end of the tenancy to recover any rent arrears or reasonable damage to the property.
Claims against the Deposit Bond can only be made at the end of the tenancy and evidence of the costs being claimed must be provided. All claims against the Deposit Bond must be made within 4 weeks from the date of the tenancy ending.
The Council will not consider claims against the Deposit Bond for administration charges, inventory charges, check-in / check-out costs and lock changes.
The Council will only consider claims up to the value of the Deposit Bond issued and any claim should be made using the Deposit Bond Claim Form.