Fresource Friday: contract with private landlord where tenancy deposit paid by council


Download a free* contract for when you pay local authority money to a private landlord to meet the cost of a tenancy deposit.

When paying tenancy deposits to private landlords it's important to have an agreement confirming the terms on which the payment is made and the circumstances in which the money must be repaid.

How to download

To download the agreement you'll need to:

  1. work for a local authority or housing association in England or Wales;
  2. create an account using your work email address;
  3. wait for a second confirmation email; and
  4. go to the relevant page in the Resources section.

Get free credits to download other template forms and letters

If you work for a council or housing association see the FAQs section for details of how to get free credits worth over £300. You can then spend the credits to download whatever letters and forms you need.


Contact me if you have any comments on the contract or experience any difficulties in downloading it.

* Free to download until 30 June 2017 31 December 2017.


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