A Reposit is an alternative to the traditional tenancy deposit.
With a deposit, the tenant pays a large sum (usually six weeks’ rent) which the landlord or letting agent is legally obliged to register with a deposit scheme (see The Housing Act 2004).
With Reposit, the tenant pays us a non-refundable initial charge, equal to just one weeks rent which allows the landlord access to 8 weeks worth of rent as security at end of tenancy for any unreasonable damage or rent arrears.
How? Reposit landlords become beneficiaries of our insurance policy. Tenants are still remain liable for any damages or rent arrears and are expected to reimburse any fair claims to the landlord directly through our platform at end of tenancy. However, in the event that the tenant defaults on fair payment, our insurance partners, Canopius will pay out the fair claims to the landlord.