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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. 

Right to buy after a death

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

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