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Assured tenancies

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Features and types of assured tenancies, tenancies that cannot be assured, and the rules for ending assured tenancies.

Assured tenancy definition

Definition and types of an assured tenancy, unfair terms in assured tenancy agreements, and the rules on assignment and succession. 

Tenancies that cannot be assured

A tenancy cannot be an assured tenancy if it is listed as one of the exceptions, for example, business tenancies or student lettings. 

Landlord or tenant ends an assured tenancy

An assured tenancy can be ended by the landlord regaining possession, tenant giving up the tenancy or if the tenancy stops being assured. 

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