Application to Assign not Valid by Email

Where a tenancy (other than a local authority tenancy) contains a clause that a tenant may not assign the tenancy without the consent of the landlord, which consent is not to be unreasonably withheld, the landlord has a duty to reply to any written application for...

Subletting (Assured Shorthold Tenancy)

Termination of head tenancy: effect on assured [shorthold] tenancy The common law provides that where a tenancy is determined all sub-tenancies automatically come to an end unless the superior tenancy has been determined by surrender. S.18 Housing Act 1988 nullifies...

Assignment by Tenant and Withhold Consent

Introduction A sub-letting of the whole term operates as an assignment. An assignment is different to a sub-letting because the estate in land is transferred from the first tenant to the new tenant. However, an assignment by a tenant is ineffective to pass the...