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Ending a tenancy


This section covers what happens when an assured or an assured shorthold tenancy ends, how you can terminate a tenancy and how to gain lawful possession of your premises.

>> This chapter contains the following sections:

Termination of the tenancy by the tenant

Termination of a fixed term tenancy
End of a fixed-term assured shorthold tenancy

Possession

Grounds for possession: Housing Act 1988 (as amended)
Possession for rent arrears
Section 8 notices
Possession prior to expiry of agreement
Procedure for possession
Section 21 notices
When an assured shorthold tenancy can be ended
Accelerated possession procedure
End of a fixed-term assured tenancy
Rent act and common law tenancies
Unlawful eviction
Harassment
Outstanding bills
Meter readings
Damage and return of deposit

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