If a tenant did not provide their forwarding address, how can we provide security deposit refund in 30 days?

Asked on July 18, 2019 under Real Estate Law, Connecticut

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 1 year ago | Contributor

1) Have him provide you some address you can send it to: e.g. a friend, family. If he does and you do, send it some way you prove delivery and keep a record of his communication instructing you to send it to that address . Or:
2) Notify him via email that you have his refund and want to return it to him, but cannot unless he provides an address; and that you will hold it pending him providing an address. Print the email out and keep copies to prove your good-faith efforts.


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