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Ending a Tenancy (England) | England | Tenant Wants to Leave (England)

One tenant wants to leave

11 Jan 2021 | 1 comment

We have a tenancy that is periodic and one tenant wants to vacate, the other tenant have advised they want to stay but cannot afford the rent on their own. Do we have to accept theĀ  notice from one tenant on a joint a several tenancy, we used the Guild AST.

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  1. guildy

    During periodic, you’ve no choice but to accept the notice but, a notice from one during periodic ends the tenancy for them all.

    Therefore the one remaining will either have to sign a new tenancy or leave.

    If the remaining tenant won’t leave, a court order would be needed based upon the notice to quit from the other tenant.

    Please see here for more details.

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