I Paid R14000 toward my security deposit when I moved in agreement was made after 6 months when rent goes up to R8000 we need to pay additional R2000 in 2 parts for security deposit .Landlord send us a lawyers letter after 1 week of not receiving the R2000 for security deposit with a legal fee of R650 .He says it’s lawyers fees. Is this legal?

Category:  Property, Rental and Housing Tribunal

Region: South Africa, Western Cape