Tenancy Fees

Fees a tenant may be liable to pay during a tenancy and on application to rent a property through FSS.

Fees applying to all new tenancies from 1st June 2019

We may charge a tenant any or all of the following when required:

  1. the rent;
  2. a security deposit with a maximum of 5 weeks rent, or 6 weeks on a property with rent over £50,000 per year;
  3. a holding deposit of no more than one weeks’ rent;
  4. default fee and interest for late payment of rent (after 14 days);
  5. reasonable charges for lost keys or security fobs;
  6. payments associated with contract variation, at £50 or reasonable costs incurred if higher, when requested by the tenant;
  7. payments associated with early termination of the tenancy, when requested by the tenant; and
  8. payments in respect of bills - utilities, communication services, TV licence, council tax and green deal or other energy efficiency charges.

Fees applying to all pre-existing tenancies entered before 1st June 2019

We shall continue to apply the charges within the existing tenancy agreement until 31st May 2020.


We believe the fees to be reasonable and are a fair reflection of the work involved in providing a Tenancy Service to you throughout the duration of your tenancy with FSS. FSS are members of the Association of Residential Letting Agentsand the Tenancy Deposit Scheme.We belong to the Property Ombudsman Scheme and are membersof the National Federation of Property Professionals Client Money Protection Scheme.


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