How to Notify Tenants of Damage Deductions from Security Deposit

How to Notify Tenants of Damage Deductions from Security Deposit



Let’s say you decide to deduct part of a security deposit or withhold the entire amount to repair apartment damage left by a departing tenant. When you return the remainder of the deposit to the tenant, or if you return nothing at all, it’s a good idea to send a letter to the tenant, itemizing the damage to the apartment and your cost to repair it.

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