Security of tenure of private and public sector subtenants, and their position when the immediate landlord's tenancy ends.
Subtenants’ occupation rights and rules for different tenancy types when an existing mesne tenant lets their home to a subtenant.
Secure tenants can sublet part of the property with the written consent of the landlord and have an absolute right to take in lodgers.
Subtenancies granted by regulated tenants, business tenants and long leaseholders may be allowed with landlord’s consent or prohibited.
Rules for subletting periodic and fixed term tenancies focus on whether landlord’s consent is required or not.
When the mesne tenancy ends, the subtenancy usually also ends, unless subtenant becomes the tenant of the head landlord.
Criminal offences relating to the unauthorised subletting of social housing by secure, flexible, assured, and assured shorthold tenants.