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Change of landlord

A tenant's landlord could change as a result of the landlord's sale, death, bankruptcy, or repossession.

This content applies to England

Last updated: 12 December 2023

  • Death of the landlord

    A tenancy does not end when the landlord dies and personal representatives take over responsibility while they administer the landlord's estate.

  • Sale of property by the landlord

    What happens to a tenancy when a landlord sells and what rights a tenant has to stay in the property.

  • Repossession by the landlord's lender

    A private tenant could become a tenant of a mortgage lender as a result of their landlord's financial problems.

  • Bankruptcy of the landlord

    How a trustee in bankruptcy deals with a rented property if the landlord is made bankrupt due to unpaid debts.