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Regulated tenancies

This content applies to England

The law governing regulated tenancies. 

Although 'regulated' is the correct name for these types of tenancy, they are commonly referred to as 'protected' tenancies. Strictly speaking, a protected tenancy is one stage of a regulated tenancy.

Definition and duration of regulated tenancies

How to recognise a regulated tenancy. 

Tenancies excluded from Rent Act protection

Tenancies that are excluded from the protection of the Rent Act 1977. 

Landlord or tenant ends a contractual protected tenancy

Information about the contractual stage of a regulated tenancy. 

Tenant ending a statutory tenancy

How a tenant can end her/his statutory tenancy. 

Assignment and succession

Assignment and succession rights to regulated tenancies. 

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