Information regarding tenant fees in Burnley

In addition to paying the rent, you may also be required to make the following payments permitted under the Tenant Fees Act 2019.

Before the tenancy starts (payable to Belvoir Burnley ‘the Agent’)

  • Holding Deposit: 1 week’s rent
  • Deposit: Equivalent to 5 weeks rent

During the tenancy (payable to the Agent)

  • Payment of interest for the late payment of rent at a rate of 3% above Bank of England bases rate for each day the rent is late

During the tenancy if permitted and applicable

  • Utilities – gas, electricity, water and sewerage
  • Communications – telephone and broadband
  • Installation of cable/satellite
  • Subscription to cable/satellite supplier
  • Television licence
  • Council Tax

Other permitted payments

Any other permitted payments, not included above, for breaches of contract or under the relevant legislation including contractual damages. These may include reasonable costs or losses incurred for loss of keys, security devices and changes to the tenancy agreement or early termination, if the Landlord agrees they can be made, up to the permitted limits.

Tenant Protection

Belvoir Burnley is a member of Safeagent which is a client money protection scheme, and also a member of The Property Ombudsman, which is a redress scheme. You can find out more details on our website or by contacting us directly.

All residential lettings are Assured Shorthold Tenancies for an initial fixed term. This is a binding contract and once the tenancy documentation is signed, the tenant is bound to pay rent for the full term whether or not the property is occupied. The tenant cannot give notice of intention to leave the property earlier than the last day of the fixed term.ALL notice periods are to correspond with anniversary dates, i.e. 1 months written notice to expire the day prior to next rent due date.

Applicants should not assume that a tenancy has automatically been granted as soon as the application form is submitted. The decision as to whether or not a tenancy is granted is made by or on behalf of the landlord only once we are in receipt and have considered all references.

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