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Yecartmannew
19-03-2010, 10:28 AM
If I am not taking a deposit, just asking for the rent to be 1 month in advance, will the tenancy still be an AST?

jeffrey
19-03-2010, 10:40 AM
A deposit is not a legal necessity.
Even if L receives a deposit that should be protected but fails to protect it, the AST letting remains an AST [but without s.21 powers].