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Assured Tenancy

An assured tenancy is a specific type of contract which regulates the occupation rights in property; it is recognised under the Housing Act 1988. A tenant who has entered into an assured tenancy is granted certain protections, in particular against eviction. In order to qualify as an assured tenancy three conditions must be satisfied, they […]

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Advice for landlords on the best form of tenancy agreement

There are many different types of tenancies. Choosing the wrong tenancy could result in you being bound by terms that do not reflect your initial intentions. In this article we will cover different types of tenancies and important points to consider for private landlords willing to rent their properties to private tenants. Which tenancy should […]

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The Housing Act 1980

The Housing Act 1980 brought significant changes into law governing private rentals. The change was prompted by a dramatic drop in the private rented sector towards the end of 1970‘s. Some  data reported that since the end of the First World War until 1979 the rented properties had gone down around 65%. The new conservative […]

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Assured tenancy – what is it ?

Assured and shorthold tenancies are the most common types of arrangement for the renting of houses and flats by private tenants. They were originally introduced by the Housing Act 1988 and subsequently modified by the Hosing Act 1996. in the act the term ‘assured tenancy’ is used to refer both to assured tenancies and assured […]

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