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Advice : Rental Deposit (Cheque or Cash)

Posted by jeskiyeye - Created: 16 years ago
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Posted by legend_in_my_lunchtime-182603 - 16 years ago

if the payment you are referring is called a "depôt de garantie" it may be legally deposited - whether it is cash or cheque is immaterial.

The story you have heard may be referring to a "cheque de caution" which is used to cover a wide range of short-term risks (maybe even short term lets? I really don't know).  Anyway, it is unusual that a cheque de caution is deposited during the period of risk but I haven't found anything that says that it is actually illegal to do so.