HiI have a problem with my Landlord who ...

Asked by BESTCARRY on 05-07-2020 15:11:59
Question posted in the Landlord Tenant Law category relating to Gauteng


I have a problem with my Landlord who doesn't want to refund my deposit after my lease expired. My lease contract expired on the 30 June 2020. I moved out at end of May 2020 because she kept changing house rules and made us to pay R300.00 for extra electricity bill (there's a construction for extra rooms on the premises) I gave my landlord notice that I am moving out at the end of my lease period on the 20th May 2020. I contacted her with regards to the refund and she said she is not going to refund it because I didn't give her 40 business days notice. The contract states that the 40 business days applies after the contract has expired. Final inspection was done and no fault found.

What is the legal recourse in this instance? My email address is ***BLOCKED-EMAIL-ADDRESS*** and number is 0659357991

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