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Includes information about the right of a tenant to occupancy of his rented accommodation.

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Security of tenure

Your rights to stay in your home if you are renting it.

6 Tenants' rights (PDF)

Information for people over 60 about different types of tenancies. Explains your rights as a tenant including your right to keep your home, your right to repairs and the right to succession.
Provided by Age Concern
5 What kind of tenancy do I have?

In order to know your rights as a tenant, you need to know what kind of tenancy agreement you have. There are several different types of tenancy, but this quick and easy tenancy checker can help you to work out which one you are likely to have.
Provided by Shelter
3 Tenants' responsibilities

A tenancy doesn't just give you rights, it also brings responsibilities. It's important to stick to the rules and to get advice as soon as possible if you have problems.
Provided by Shelter
1 Sharing and subletting

Sharing a home can be great, but it's important to choose who you live with carefully and to check that you understand your rights.
Provided by Shelter
4 Private tenants' rights

Private tenants can have several different types of tenancy. Some of these give you more rights than others.
Provided by Shelter

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