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Rent increases

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This section looks at when the landlord of an assured or assured shorthold tenancy has the right to increase the rent.

Assured or assured shorthold tenancy rent increases

Whether the landlord of an assured or assured shorthold tenancy has the right to increase the rent will depend on whether the tenancy is fixed term or periodic. 

Agreements and rent review clauses

Rent review clauses and agreements with the tenant. 

Section 13 rent increases

Section 13 rent increases, including when section 13 can be used, and appealing decisions. Section 13 of the Housing Act 1988 only applies to periodic tenancies. 

Section 6: variation of terms

Varying the terms of a tenancy agreement under section 6 of the Housing Act 1988, including appealing decisions. Section 6 only applies to periodic tenancies. 

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