Accommodation provided by employers

Rights of people who live in accommodation provided by their employers, including service occupiers and service tenants.

This content applies to England
  • Service occupiers

    A person is a service occupier if they occupy accommodation as a condition of their employment, they must leave the premises when the employment ends.

  • Private sector service tenants

    Security of tenure of service tenants in the private sector depends on how much rent is paid and when the agreement began.

  • Service tenants with public landlords

    Service tenants in a public sector accommodation usually have security of tenure as an occupier with basic protection or a secure tenant.

  • Rights of agricultural occupiers

    Rights of current and former agricultural workers who live in accommodation provided by their employer.