All prior tenancy charges remain as said until the 31st May 2020.
Agents are permitted to charge tenants under the new Tenant Ban Fee Act 1st June 2019 the following:
A “holding deposit” capped at one week's rent.
A holding deposit can be kept by the Agent if the following circumstances occurs:
The holding deposit can be used as part of the first month’s rent if you agree in writing otherwise it will be returned to you within 7 days except if there is any proof that you have delayed the process.
Utility bills, communication, TV, Council Tax
A security deposit of 5 weeks rent if the annual rent is under £50,000 and 6 weeks if the annual rent is over £50,000
Rent arrears (after 14 days interest on late payment)
The cost of replacing a lost key or other security devices
Variation to the contract capped at £50 including VAT
Early Surrender Fee (the landlord can continue to charge the tenant for loss of rent until a new suitable tenant is found)
A green deal payment or other energy efficiency charges
Fees apply to Non Housing Act Tenancies
General administration & tenancy agreement
£350 incl. VAT
Reference fees (including credit checks, bank, guarantor, previous landlord etc)
£100 incl. VAT
£50 incl. VAT
Inventory fees, including check-in and check-out fees based on one bedroom minimum of £120 incl. VAT