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This factsheet provides information on the legal rights of tenants to keep their home (security of tenure). It explains how these rights depend on the type of tenancy the tenant has. If you are not sure what tenancy you have, get advice. Or you can use the interactive ‘tenancy checker’ on the Shelter website. If you are asked to leave or get a notice asking you to leave, seek advice immediately. The factsheet includes a list of organisations that may be able to help. We also publish a range of factsheets on finding accommodation in both the private rented sector and from social landlords‚ as well as specialist housing such as retirement housing and park homes – see our Housing choices section (see below).You can download the factsheet Tenants’ rights – security of tenure from the box on the right.
FS68: Tenants' Rights - security of tenure - June 2013 (PDF 481KB)
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The factsheet Tenants’ rights – security of tenure has information on the legal rights of tenants to keep their home.
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