Rules governing succession to different types of private and public sector tenancies when the occupant dies.
A tenancy counts as property and can be passed on when the tenant dies. Common law rules apply where no one has a statutory right to succeed.
When a secure, flexible or introductory tenant dies, the tenancy can be passed on to a successor where the rules allow.
Remaining tenants succeed to joint tenancies under the right of survivorship, while the rules for the joint licences depend on the terms of the licence.
Rights to succeed to a demoted tenancy may be altered for the duration of demotion depending on the type of landlord.
The rules of statutory succession to periodic assured and assured shorthold tenancies and passing on the tenancy under a will or the intestacy rules.
General rules for succession to fixed term assured or assured shorthold tenancies and exceptions for tenants of some landlords.
Regulated tenants have the right to one or two successions depending on whether the first succession took place before 15 January 1989.
Succession rights depend on the type of agricultural occupancy the occupier has and whether the agreement was entered into before 15 January 1989.
Categories of people with rights to succeed to a mobile home pitch agreement and the rules for when no one is entitled to succeed
The successor's liability for the deceased tenant's rent arrears and the impact of suspended or outright possession orders.