The length of your tenancy

The most common form of tenancy agreement is an Assured Shorthold Tenancy. This means that most tenants
sign to stay in a property for at least six months. This will include several details such as:

  • Your name and your landlord’s name and the address of the property in question
  • The date the property will start
  •  The duration of the tenancy
  • The rental amount and when/how it should be paid
  • What payments the tenants are expected to pay, such as Council Tax, service charges or utilities
  • What services will be provided by your landlord, including the maintenance of common areas
  •  A notice period which both you and your landlord must give each other if the tenancy is to be ended