Case details for KARI JANE RIDOUT


Name: Woodhouse Residential Lettings Ltd

Date of Birth: 1 / 4 / 1972

Date Order Starts: 7 / 12 / 2018

Disqualification Length: 6 Years 0 Month(s)

CRO Number: 08055636

Last Known Address: 12, The Causeway, Millborne St Andrew, , Blandford Forum, DT11 0JX

Conduct: From at least 05 May 2015, Kari Jade Ridout (“Ms Ridout”) failed to ensure that deposits taken from tenants by Woodhouse Residential Lettings Ltd (“Woodhouse”) totalling at least £34,610 were safeguarded, as required by the Housing Act 2004, resulting in losses to creditors of at least £30,920.

  • Woodhouse provided a lettings management service to landlords. As part of this service, Woodhouse was responsible for holding deposits from tenants on behalf of landlords;
  • The Housing Act 2004 requires that tenants’ deposits be placed in a government-backed tenancy deposit scheme within 30 days of the landlords or letting agents receiving the deposit;
  • Woodhouse operated a custodial deposit scheme provided by the Deposit Protection Service, a government approved scheme;
  • Between 05 May 2015 and the date of liquidation on 16 May 2017, Woodhouse collected deposits from tenants in respect of at least 24 properties and totalling at least £34,610 that were not paid into this custodial deposit scheme; As a result of this, at least 16 creditors have submitted claims in Woodhouse’s liquidation totalling at least £30,920, in respect of deposits paid over but not safeguarded. 

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