Housing rights of cohabiting joint tenants
Rights to occupy the home in the short or long term and to pay rent after breakup between joint tenants or joint licensees.
The relevant legislation for joint tenants or joint licensees experiencing a relationship breakdown is a combination of family and housing law.
Resolving disputes between joint tenants and licensees by applying for occupation orders to enforce or restrict rights to occupy the home.
Solutions for cohabiting joint tenants in disputes about staying in the home. Court's powers to grant occupation rights.
If one joint tenant or licensee fails to pay rent, the other will have to pay the whole amount to prevent the landlord taking possession.