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Re: Tenancy agreements/leases and your rights as a tenant

Post by pleaseplease » Sat, 17 Oct 2020 11:28 am

Hi All,

I'm back from my last post in Sep, quick update since then she has gone berserk and started shouting and banging at my door late at night.

She asked for the termination of the agreement but I said I wouldn't unless she agrees to return the deposit which she agreed!! So I moved out at the end of Sep with the expectation that she would return the deposit that she has actually agreed on multiple accounts. It has been 3 weeks now, no deposit and she has blocked me and refuse to talk to me.

I get that I shouldn't expect to get my deposit back but the only reason I agreed to move out was because she agreed to so, I'm now still looking for a place, waiting for my deposit, I tried visiting her in person but she locked all windows and doors and I asked her neighbours if she was around and everyone on the floor agreed that she's problematic and doesn't talk to her.

Should I go up to HDB board because the tenancy agreement is still valid until this year end, technically I can argue on the fact that she 'kicked' me out without reason?

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Re: Tenancy agreements/leases and your rights as a tenant

Post by PNGMK » Sat, 17 Oct 2020 11:37 am

You should not have returned the keys without your deposit back. You could raise a case at SCT.
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Re: Tenancy agreements/leases and your rights as a tenant

Post by tt1973 » Sun, 18 Oct 2020 6:19 pm

I agree with PNGMK, you should lodge a claim at the Small Claims Tribunal.

The SCT will then summon the Landlord and you for a mediation session. I strongly believe you have a case here.

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Re: Tenancy agreements/leases and your rights as a tenant

Post by pleaseplease » Sun, 18 Oct 2020 11:42 pm

Right, so I should skip going up to the HDB board all together?

Just wanting to cover all grounds, what are the chances of me losing the case ie. she can say something crazy or make something up, and being a non-singapore citizen, will this cost me anything down the road?

Thanks!

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Re: Tenancy agreements/leases and your rights as a tenant

Post by therat » Mon, 19 Oct 2020 4:50 pm

HDB dont involve in TA.
It is stated in HDB

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Re: Tenancy agreements/leases and your rights as a tenant

Post by pleaseplease » Mon, 19 Oct 2020 6:49 pm

Ok thanks all, should I also request for a tenancy termination letter from the LL since the lease is only ending in Dec?

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