What you need to know before vacating a flat in Dubai

SourceKhaleej Times
SectorEconomy
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

Q-My husband and I were living in an apartment in Dubai for over 16 years. Our deposit of Dh1,000 is with the landlord. In April this year, I submitted paperwork to the landlord regarding loss of employment of my husband and myself, requesting for rent reduction. We told him that we will be vacating in July. He did not reduce the rent and told us very clearly that we do not need to give a formal three months' notice to vacate the apartment. We vacated the apartment in July and did not have a single missed rent installment. Now I have been emailing him for the refund of deposit, he said that we did not give three months' ...read more...