Fees due from landlord

Hi there folks. My son has been to view a house on openrent. The landlord want £25 each, for credit checks, £25 for reference checks and £30 deposit lodgement fee for dps and £120 inventory cost. This is not allowed now is it?

you are correct ,find another Landlord

can they report him?

Yes but I am not sure who to. This is quite blatant. Google in to find out

Hi Debbie, this isn’t allowed. Thanks for raising it with us. If you find the advert on our site, please click te ‘report’ button and fill out the form with any accompanying information and evidence you have that the landlord attempted to charge fees. This will help our team deal with this swiftly and protect other tenants in the same position.


Nope. Report to the local council.