A Straightforward Guide to the Rights of the Private Tenant
A concise guide to the rights of the tenant of private rented residential accommodation, fully updated to include changes in the law up to 2008, including the introduction of the tenancy deposit protection scheme. The book will enable anyone to understand the complex area of law that governs the area of residential housing, and to understand the relationship between landlord and tenant. Topics covered include law, tenure types, obligations, repairing responsibilities, rent, deposits, the role of courts and moving out.
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The law in a nutshell
More about Assured tenants
The right to quiet enjoyment of a home
Repairs and improvements
What should be provided under the tenancy
Public sector tenancies
Relationship breakdown and housing rights
Owner occupiers and service charges
Enfranchisement and extension of leases
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15th January 1988 Housing Act agent agreed apply assured shorthold tenancy assured tenancy authority bedsits breach Citizens Advice Bureau collective enfranchisement Commonhold and Leasehold contract council tax court order Decent Homes Standard dwelling fixed term flats forfeiture freeholder give go to court granted ground rent grounds for possession holiday let Housing Act 1996 housing association housing benefit initial notice joint tenant Landlord and Tenant Leasehold Reform Act Leasehold Valuation Tribunal leaseholder's licence live long leases normally obligations occupied owner ownership paid payable period person premises principal home Private Tenant protected tenancy Protection from Eviction qualifying leaseholders quiet enjoyment reasonable regain possession rent arrears rent officer repairs require residential responsible RtE company scheme section 146 notice section 48 secure tenancy seeking possession service charge shared short lets sign a tenancy solicitor someone tenancy agreement Tenancy Deposit Tenant Act 1985 types usually