In order to rent a property through HS Owen, the following payments will be required.

Before the tenancy starts:

Holding Deposit: Equivalent to one week's rent (once a holding deposit has been paid the property will not be marketed to others (holding deposits will be paid towards the first month’s rent upon commencement of the tenancy)

Tenancy Deposit: Equivalent to five weeks rent.

Rent in Advance: One month rent in advance

The holding deposit will be retained by HS Owen if the prospective tenant:

  • Provides false information for referencing
  • Fails to act reasonably to enter into the tenancy before the deadline for agreement or withdraws.

Permitted payments during the tenancy:

Rent (payable in advance)

Payments to other third parties: such as council tax, utilities or payments for communications services.

Default charges: such as payments for the replacement of lost keys or interest on overdue rent may be applied

Tenancy changes: Such as requests to vary the terms of the tenancy may also be applied which will be limited to £50 including VAT.

HS Owen Ltd is a member of

  • The Property Ombudsman redress scheme
  • Client Money Protection with CMP.
  •  Deposit Protection Service

Tenant Information

Holding Deposit Letter

How to Rent Guide

Tenant Guide to the DPS

DPS Custodial Terms & Conditions