How a tenant can end a tenancy
Rules on when a tenant can end a tenancy, including fixed term and periodic tenancies.
A tenant can end a periodic tenancy or licence by serving a valid notice to quit (NTQ), with rules depending on the phase of the tenancy.
Break clause in the tenancy agreement gives the landlord or tenant the right to end a fixed term tenancy before the expiry of the fixed term period.
Requirements for an express surrender by deed and for the more common implied surrender by operation of law.
An assured tenancy can be ended by the landlord regaining possession, tenant giving up the tenancy or if the tenancy stops being assured.
An assured shorthold tenancy can be ended by the landlord or tenant or if the tenancy stops being assured.
Ways of terminating secure tenancies by landlords or tenants or when conditions of a secure tenancy are no longer met.
Different ways of terminating a flexible tenancy by landlords or tenants and the change of the tenancy type on expiry of the fixed term.
Ways of terminating a regulated tenancy by tenants and the changes that happen at the contractual or statutory tenancy stages.
Eviction of occupiers with basic protection and notices if an occupier wants to leave depend on whether they have a periodic or a fixed-term agreement.
Different ways of terminating a local authority or housing action trust demoted tenancy by landlords or tenants.
Different ways of terminating a PRPSH demoted tenancy by landlords or tenants and the change of the tenancy type on expiry of demotion period.