Refund of Security Deposit by Landlord

Demand Letter from Tenant

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This document is a demand letter from the tenant to the landlord for failure to repay the security deposit, threatening legal action.

The demand letter is written by the tenant to demand security deposit repayment from the landlord after the termination of the tenancy agreement. The letter begins by clearly detailing the tenancy agreement, including the agreement date, the tenancy term, the commencement and ending date as well as the termination date.

This demand letter template also lists the currency and the specific amount of security deposit that was paid to ensure clarity to the details of agreement breach. 

A new payable date is planned as the final allowance for the repayment of security deposit. The tenant warns to undertake legal proceedings without any further notice if the landlord fails to repay within [number] days thereafter. 

How to use this Document?

This document should be carefully read by the Individual Tenant and Landlord.

The tenancy agreement, including the agreement date, the tenancy term, the commencement and ending date; the currency for rent, the specific amount of security deposit required and the payable date should all be clearly stated in the demand letter.

The letter should be sent before any legal proceedings are made towards to breach of the tenancy contract.

If either party wishes to amend the agreement in the future, both parties should agree to do so, and the original agreement and amendments should be recorded in writing and signed by both parties.

How to Tailor the Document for Your Need?

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  4. Please review the document carefully and make any final modifications to ensure that the details are correct before sending to the addressee.

Document Type:

Letter / e-mail / note / correspondence


Personal > Property > Notices / Demand for Rent / Security Deposit


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