Tenancy checker

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The tenancy checker will help you to determine what type of tenancy an occupier has.


By answering a few simple questions, you can use the tenancy checker to find out the legal status of an occupier. It cannot give you the answer to every possible scenario, but is intended as an aid to accessing the more detailed information in the Security of tenure section of Shelter Legal.

Answer the questions below

Question 1 Does the occupier live in accommodation provided by their employer?

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The information contained in the tenure checker is intended to give only general guidance. It should not be regarded or relied upon as a complete or authoritative statement of the rights of any particular occupier.

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