Residential and assured shorthold tenancy agreement

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This document should be used by landlords of a residential property to create a fixed-term assured shorthold tenancy agreement. Specific clauses are included to cover gas, electrical and fire safety and building maintenance. It is suitable for both regular lettings and Houses in Multiple Occupancy (HMO). The document deals with a landlord's requirement to use a Government-authorised Tenancy Deposit Protection scheme. Please note that this document can only be used in England & Wales and the total rent payable should be less than £100,000 per year.

This product is suitable for use in: England & Wales

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What is a deposit protection scheme?

By law, landlords taking deposits for assured shorthold tenancies are required to safeguard their tenants' deposits through the registration with an approved deposit protection scheme.

What is an assured shorthold tenancy agreement?

An 'Assured shorthold tenancy agreement' (AST) allows a landlord to let out a property to a tenant while retaining the right to repossess the property at the end of the term of the tenancy.

How do I give notice to my tenants?

If you have rented out your property under an 'Assured shorthold tenancy agreement', you're entitled to regain possession of it by notifying your tenant under the terms of Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 (known as a Section 21 Notice).

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