Landlord can make a legal claim against a tenant for rent arrears, property damage and also lost rental income. In case that a tenant is no longer living at the property, but still owes a Landlord rent arrears or has left the property in a deteriorated condition. A Landlord can claim the tenant’s deposit by contacting the tenancy deposit protection service that the deposit is registered with, but this may not be enough to cover the rent arrears or the costs of damage left behind by the tenant. Do you need expert legal advice on rent arrears? You can speak to one our Property Solicitors online and get expert legal advice right now.