How To Increase The Rent

Introduction There are three ways to increase the rent for an assured shorthold tenancy: clause in the tenancy agreement or agreement with the tenant or by notice under section 13 of the Housing Act 1988. At the bottom of this article is detailed information for...

Section 13

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Does Rent Increase Create new Tenancy?

As a rule of thumb, any term of a tenancy can be varied by agreement with the tenant including a term of the rent. The mere fact that there is a procedure for increasing the rent of an assured shorthold tenancy under section 13 Housing Act 1988 does not mean that the...