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Tenancy Agreement

This Tenancy Agreement is for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of the landlord and tenant(s). Deposit held under a custodial deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Schedule of the fixtures & fittings
  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement with 6 Month Break Clause

This Tenancy Agreement is for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of the landlord and tenant(s). This agreement allows either the landlord or the tenant to bring the agreement to an end after a period of six months by giving 2 months notice, this may be needed where the tenancy is to last 1 year or more. Deposit held under a custodial deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Six month break clause
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Schedule of the fixtures & fittings
  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement with Guarantors Clause

This Tenancy Agreement is for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of landlord and tenant(s), but also includes a clause to make a third party liable if the tenant(s) does not pay their rent. The third party ("guarantor") must also sign the agreement. Deposit held under a custodial deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Guarantor clause
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Schedule of the fixtures & fittings
  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement with Guarantors Clause and Six Month Break Clause

This Tenancy Agreement is for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of landlord and tenant(s), but also includes a clause to make a third party liable if the tenant(s) does not pay their rent. The third party ("guarantor") must also sign the agreement. This agreement also allows either the landlord or the tenant to bring the tenancy to an end after six months by giving two months notice, this may be needed where the tenancy is to last 1 year or more. Deposit held under an custodial deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Six month break clause
  • Guarantor clause
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Schedule of the fixtures & fittings
  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement

This Tenancy Agreement is for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of the landlord and tenant(s). Deposit held under an insurance deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Schedule of the fixtures & fittings
  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement with 6 Month Break Clause

This Tenancy Agreement is for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of the landlord and tenant(s). This agreement allows either the landlord or the tenant to bring the agreement to an end after a period of six months by giving 2 months notice, this may be needed where the tenancy is to last 1 year or more. Deposit held under an insurance deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Six month break clause
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Schedule of the fixtures & fittings
  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement with Guarantors Clause

This Tenancy Agreement is for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of landlord and tenant(s), but also includes a clause to make a third party liable if the tenant(s) does not pay their rent. The third party ("guarantor") must also sign the agreement. Deposit held under an insurance deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Guarantor clause
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Schedule of the fixtures & fittings
  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement with Guarantors Clause and Six Month Break Clause

This Tenancy Agreement is for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of landlord and tenant(s), but also includes a clause to make a third party liable if the tenant(s) does not pay their rent. The third party ("guarantor") must also sign the agreement. This agreement also allows either the landlord or the tenant to bring the tenancy to an end after six months by giving two months notice, this may be needed where the tenancy is to last 1 year or more. Deposit held under an insurance deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Six month break clause
  • Guarantor clause
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Schedule of the fixtures & fittings
  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement

This Tenancy Agreement is for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of the landlord and tenant(s). Deposit held under a custodial deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement with 6 Month Break Clause

This Tenancy Agreement is for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of the landlord and tenant(s). This agreement allows either the landlord or the tenant to bring the agreement to an end after a period of six months by giving 2 months notice, this may be needed where the tenancy is to last 1 year or more. Deposit held under a custodial deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Six month break clause
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement with Guarantors Clause

This Tenancy Agreement is for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of landlord and tenant(s), but also includes a clause to make a third party liable if the tenant(s) does not pay their rent. The third party ("guarantor") must also sign the agreement. Deposit held under a custodial deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Guarantors clause
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement with Guarantors Clause and Six Month Break Clause

Terms and conditions for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of landlord and tenant(s), but also includes a clause to make a third party liable if the tenant(s) does not pay their rent. The third party ("guarantor") must also sign the agreement. This agreement also allows either the landlord or the tenant to bring the tenancy to an end after six months by giving two months notice, this may be needed where the tenancy is to last 1 year or more. Deposit held under a custodial deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Six month break clause
  • Guarantors clause
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement

This Tenancy Agreement is for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of the landlord and tenant(s). Deposit held under an insurance deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement with 6 Month Break Clause

This Tenancy Agreement is for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of the landlord and tenant(s). This agreement allows either the landlord or the tenant to bring the agreement to an end after a period of six months by giving 2 months notice, this may be needed where the tenancy is to last 1 year or more. Deposit held under an insurance deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Six month break clause
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement with Guarantors Clause

This Tenancy Agreement is for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of landlord and tenant(s), but also includes a clause to make a third party liable if the tenant(s) does not pay their rent. The third party ("guarantor") must also sign the agreement. Deposit held under an insurance deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Guarantor clause
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Tenancy Agreement with Guarantors Clause and Six Month Break Clause

Terms and conditions for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and sets out the responsibilities and duties of landlord and tenant(s), but also includes a clause to make a third party liable if the tenant(s) does not pay their rent. The third party ("guarantor") must also sign the agreement. This agreement also allows either the landlord or the tenant to bring the tenancy to an end after six months by giving two months notice, this may be needed where the tenancy is to last 1 year or more. Deposit held under an insurance deposit scheme.

Clauses in this agreement:

  • Agreement details
  • Property
  • Property contents
  • Tenancy term
  • Rent amount
  • Deposit
  • Method of payment
  • Assured shorthold tenancy notice
  • Definitions
  • Tenant's obligations
  • Landlord's obligations
  • Six month break clause
  • Guarantor clause
  • Notices
  • Signature clause

The agreement also includes:

  • Prescribed deposit information for tenant

Reasons to buy:

This tenancy agreement has been written to comply with the new regulations relating to deposits. When letting a property it is vital that you have a detailed tenancy agreement that specifies your rights as a landlord and the limit of the tenant's rights. A comprehensive tenancy agreement will help you rent your property more easily.

Deposit Information Form

Sets out all the information that must be provided by the landlord to the tenant regarding the deposit.

Ground 2 Possession Notice

This housing notice should be used by a landlord who may wish to bring an assured shorthold tenancy to an end because the property is subject to a mortgage and the mortgagee (the lender) intends to exercise their rights over the property, (for example repossession). However, this notice must have been served before or at the same time as the tenancy agreement was signed.

Reasons to buy:

You will have to use an appropriate notice containing the correct details to get possession of your property.

Ground 8 Possession Notice

This housing notice should be used by a landlord who wants to bring an assured shorthold tenancy to an end because at the time of serving this notice the tenant has not paid their rent:

  • 1. For rent paid fortnightly at least 8 weeks rent must be owing
  • 2. For rent paid monthly at least 2 months rent must be owing
  • 3. For rent paid quarterly at least one quarter of rent must be more than 3 months overdue
  • 4. For rent paid yearly at least 3 months rent must be more than 3 months overdue

If none of the above apply then use the Form for either Ground 10 or Ground 11.

Reasons to buy:

You will have to use an appropriate notice containing the correct details to get possession of your property.

Ground 10 Possession Notice

This housing notice should be used by a landlord who wants to bring an assured shorthold tenancy to an end because rent has not been paid by the time the landlord starts possession proceedings and is still owed when this notice is served on the tenant. There is no requirement for a certain amount of rent to be owed before this Ground can be used.

However, this Ground cannot be used if before the landlord starts possession proceedings the tenant pays the outstanding rent. To avoid this the landlord should rely on this Ground together with Ground 8 or Ground 11, (if by the time possession proceedings are to be started the amount of rent due will fall into one of the categories under Ground 8 or 11).

Reasons to buy:

You will have to use an appropriate notice containing the correct details to get possession of your property.

Ground 11 Possession Notice

This housing notice should be used by a landlord who wants to bring an assured shorthold tenancy to an end because the tenant has repeatedly failed to pay rent. Even if the tenant pays off the arrears this Ground can still be used as long as the tenant had a past pattern of late payments.

Reasons to buy:

You will have to use an appropriate notice containing the correct details to get possession of your property.

Ground 12 Possession Notice

This housing notice should be used by a landlord who wants to bring an assured shorthold tenancy to an end because the tenant has breached their part of the tenancy agreement, (other than failure to pay rent). For example, sub-letting the property without the landlord's consent, causing noise and nuisance to neighbours etc.

Reasons to buy:

You will have to use an appropriate notice containing the correct details to get possession of your property.

Ground 13 Possession Notice

This housing notice should be used by a landlord who wants to bring an assured shorthold tenancy to an end because the tenant or someone living with him / her has allowed the property or parts of it to deteriorate. If the damage has been caused by someone living with the tenant, the tenant must have failed to get rid of that person.

Reasons to buy:

You will have to use an appropriate notice containing the correct details to get possession of your property.

Ground 14 Possession Notice

This housing notice should be used by a landlord who wants to bring an assured shorthold tenancy to an end because the tenant or someone living with the tenant is or is likely to cause a nuisance or annoyance to neighbours, guests or visitors to the area. This form can also be used if the tenant has been convicted of using the property for immoral or illegal purposes or has been convicted of an arrestable offence which was committed in the area.

Reasons to buy:

You will have to use an appropriate notice containing the correct details to get possession of your property.

Ground 14A Possession Notice

This housing notice can only be used by landlords who are social landlords, (e.g. local authorities, housing associations or housing trusts). It can be used to bring an assured shorthold tenancy to an end if the tenants are a couple and one of them has left the property due to the others violence or threats of violence and they do not intend to return.

This Ground can be used where the violence or threats of violence came from the other's family and that member of the family is also living in the property. The tenant who has left must also be sent this form so that they know that possession proceedings are to be started.

Reasons to buy:

You will have to use an appropriate notice containing the correct details to get possession of your property.

Ground 15 Possession Notice

This housing notice should be used by a landlord who wants to bring an assured shorthold tenancy to an end because the tenant or someone living with the tenant has not looked after the furniture at the property properly. If the damage was caused by someone living with the tenant, the tenant must have failed to get rid of that person.

Reasons to buy:

You will have to use an appropriate notice containing the correct details to get possession of your property.

Ground 17 Possession Notice

This housing notice should be used by a landlord who wants to bring an assured shorthold tenancy to an end where the tenant gave false information to the landlord which led to the landlord letting the property to the tenant. If the landlord then finds out the information given was untrue and they would not have let the property to the tenant if they had known the truth, the landlord can use this Ground.

Reasons to buy:

You will have to use an appropriate notice containing the correct details to get possession of your property.

Section 21(1)A Possession Notice

This housing notice should be used by a landlord who wishes to obtain possession of the property under an assured shorthold tenancy because the period of the tenancy:

has expired (section 21(4)A

As a landlord you must give the proper period of notice and give notice using an appropriate form. Under Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 a landlord must give at least 2 months' notice of their intention to take possession of their property. Therefore as a landlord you can serve a Section 21 notice on the tenant(s) 2 months before the tenancy is due to end, so that the expiry of the tenancy and the end of the notice period coincide.

Reasons to buy:

You will have to use an appropriate notice containing the correct details to get possession of your property whenever a tenancy term is due to expire.

Section 21(1)B Possession Notice

This housing notice should be used by a landlord who wishes to obtain possession of the property under an assured shorthold tenancy because the period of the tenancy:

due to expire (section 21(1)B

As a landlord you must give the proper period of notice and give notice using an appropriate form. Under Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 a landlord must give at least 2 months' notice of their intention to take possession of their property. Therefore as a landlord you can serve a Section 21 notice on the tenant(s) 2 months before the tenancy is due to end, so that the expiry of the tenancy and the end of the notice period coincide.

Reasons to buy:

You will have to use an appropriate notice containing the correct details to get possession of your property whenever a tenancy term is due to expire.

Deposit Receipt

Receipt document to record that the tenant has paid a deposit to the landlord. The receipt clearly states that the deposit will be held to cover (or going towards covering) the cost of any damage, breakages, cleaning or repairs.

Property Rules

A set of property or house rules given by the landlord to the tenant. This document clearly sets out the everyday rules that the tenant must observe. The document is signed and dated by the landlord and the tenant(s). These rules are an effective way to concentrate a tenant's mind on what they should and should not do with the landlord's property.

Letter Warning of Late Payment of Rent

Letter from the landlord to the tenant, sent because the tenant is late paying rent. This is the ideal letter to send to remind a tenant of their obligations.

Letter Claiming Rent Arrears

Letter from the landlord claiming rent arrears from the tenant. This letter informs the tenant of the amount of rent owing and gives the tenant a specified amount of time to pay or face possession proceedings.

Letter to Housing Benefit Department

Letter to local housing benefit department requesting that payments be made direct to the landlord, instead of the tenant. This letter should be used where a landlord knows that a tenant is receiving housing benefit, but they are not paying it to the landlord. Under the Housing Benefit Regulations 1987 the landlord can request that the housing benefit payments are made direct to him/her.