Secure and flexible tenancies
The law regarding secure tenancies, flexible tenancies and secure licences, including their duration and termination.
Last updated: 15 February 2021
The key features of a secure tenancy or a secure licence, and the duration of fixed-term, periodic and statutory periodic secure tenancies.
Tenancies cannot be secure even when they fulfil the conditions of a secure tenancy if they fall within one of the statutory exceptions.
Statutory rights of secure tenants around assignment and succession, subletting, exchange or management of the property.
How a landlord can bring a secure tenancy to an end and when the conditions for a secure tenancy are no longer met.
A flexible tenancy is a form of secure tenancy granted for a fixed term and a prospective tenant can request a review of the length of the term offered.