I Made An Application To Move Into An Apartment And Gave The Manager $100 As A Deposit To Hold The Apartment. I Have Decided That I Do Not Want The Apartment. What About The Deposit?

No, the landlord does not have to refund this deposit unless otherwise agreed upon by you and the landlord. The purpose of this deposit was to have the landlord take the property off the market while you decided whether or not to rent it. For this reason, it is usually not refundable. It is important any time you pay money to a landlord to get a written statement of the amount paid and under what circumstances it will be refunded to you.

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