Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has decided to allow two-fold increase in the amount of security deposits. The security deposits need to make active a value connection in Dubai has been twiced, part of an offer to ensure new residents would not be grasped accountable for debts accrued by previous dwellers. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) would enhance the refundable deposit needed to attach power and water to AED2,000 ($544) for an apartment house (up from AED1,000) and AED4,000 for a cottage or house (up from AED2,000).
The increases connect only to those finding new connections, the Dubai authority said. “Dubai Electricity and Water Authority DEWA is not raising security deposits for existing users in their present premises, but there is a new rate for security deposits for new users, to make sure that new residents would not be affected by any due bills from previous residents,” the utilities authority said in a report.
Dubai Electricity Authority Twices Security Deposits For Apartments, Villas. “Dubai Electricity and Water Authority DEWA wants to force that all security deposits are fully-refundable on reconciling and settling the final bill, so that residents would carry to obtain world-class electricity and water services.”