A – Ask the tenant to sign another form to say that we will recover the stop deposit or convert the stop deposit into a part of the first monthly rent (the first rent must be paid in advance before signing the lease) and do you take a date for signing the lease? Or as a result of the move, landlords can now access rental agreements, letters of reference and more without signing up for an NLA membership. Instead, users simply sign up as a “Landlord Associate” – a free process that takes place online. I have had tenants in a property in England since 2016 and decided to take over the management myself. .