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Succession: Secure tenancies

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Succession for different types of secure tenancies.

When a secure tenant or flexible tenant dies, there is provision for succession to take place in certain circumstances. There cannot be more than one succession to a secure tenancy, unless the tenancy agreement allows for it.

Secure and flexible tenancies

Succession rules for secure and flexible tenancies. 

Effect of death on right to buy

The effect of the death of the tenant on the right to buy that property. 

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