The tenancy deposit legislation has provided many problems for landlords, in particular this is true for student landlords.
One way to avoid the scheme for student lettings would be to grant an assured tenancy rather than an assured shorthold.
However, before we go on to the advantages of this, the massive disadvantage is that an assured tenancy grants a tenant security of tenure and you can NEVER serve a section 21 (two months) notice. Essentially therefore,... Please login or signup to continue reading this content
I guess if you did chose to use an assured Tenancy for a student let you could write into the contract a large as possible rent increase to kick in after the date you expect them to vacate just in case they didn’t leave.
This may help to discourage anyone staying on.