Looking at renting individual rooms in shared houses and what the rules are
In many areas (so recent reports have shown) private renting is becoming more important than social housing, particularly for middle to low income families. But our antiquated housing law is often unsatisfactory. Take the tenancy agreement for example. When renting, most people would agree that a tenancy agreement is essential: as a record of what…
Can the landlord impose a new tenant on tenants in a property when one of their number has moved out?
Here is a question to the blog clinic from Jane, who is a landlord: I think I gave my tenant the wrong tenancy agreement when it was signed back in 2010. The Tenancy agreement specifically states that it is ‘ Non – assured shorthold tenancy Agreement for a House or flat in England or Wales)….
Tenancy agreements often do not give the full picture – often there are important legal obligations that are left out, or clauses can be misleading
This landlord wants to know if he should give a new tenancy agreement where one of the tenants has left and the remaining tenant is wiling to pay the full rent.
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Tessa is an English (non practising) solicitor who specialises in residential landlord and tenant law.
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