Can the Tenancy be Assured Shorthold?

This entry is part 10 of 21 in the series Granting an Assured Shorthold TenancyBefore granting an assured shorthold tenancy, it is worth checking that it can in fact be an assured shorthold as there are several exclusions. Schedule 1 of the Housing Act 1988 contains...
Letting to Companies

Letting to Companies

Letting to companies Most residential lets are to people, real people who are alive and who physically live in the property. However sometimes lettings are made to a limited company. If this happens there are a number of important differences and a few things to watch...
Tenancy greater than £25,000 per annum

Tenancy greater than £25,000 per annum

Below is an article taken from the Sunday Times which is not especially helpful. The simple fact is that a tenancy where the rent is greater than £25,000 (£100k from October 2010) per annum can never be an AST but this is a good thing, not a bad thing. It is just as...

Holiday Let Agreements

The Housing Act 1988 contains two sets of provisions dealing with the question of holiday accommodation. Firstly, it provides that a dwelling-house let for the purpose of a holiday will not be subject to an assured [shorthold] tenancy. Secondly, it contains a...