The different tenancy types and occupation status that someone may have and the impact this has on their security of tenure.
Our tenancy status checker can help you establish what type of tenancy or licence an occupier has.
Different types of tenure, categories of occupiers, and common rules and differences between tenancy and license agreements.
Rules on when a tenant can end a tenancy, including fixed term and periodic tenancies.
Tenants' rights to pass on their public and private sector tenancies, requirements and procedure for assignment.
Rules governing succession to different types of private and public sector tenancies when the occupant dies.
Features and types of assured and assured shorthold tenancies.
The law regarding secure tenancies and licences, their duration and termination, and the rights of secure tenants.
Information on local authority introductory tenancies, demoted tenancies and family intervention tenancies.
The law governing creation, stages, and termination of regulated tenancies (commonly referred to as protected tenancies).
Information on occupiers with basic protection under the Protection from Eviction Act, and excluded occupiers with no protection.
Security of tenure of private and public sector subtenants, and their position when the immediate landlord's tenancy ends.
Rights of people who live in accommodation provided by their employers, including service occupiers and service tenants.
Definition of a mobile home, rights of mobile home occupiers, protected sites and protection from eviction.