When is an Assured Tenancy not deemed to be an Assured Shorthold Tenancy?

[vc_row margin_bottom=”50px”][vc_column][vc_column_text] An AST pertains to private residential tenancies and was introduced by the Housing Act 1998. Assured tenancies granted on or after 28 February 1997, are generally deemed to be an assured shorthold tenancy (AST). However there are a number of exceptions to this rule in as set out in Schedule 2A of the […]

What is the difference between an assured tenancy and an assured shorthold tenancy?

[vc_row margin_bottom=”50px”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Part 1 of the Housing Act 1988 deals with assured tenancies and came into effect on the 15th January 1989. The Act applies to tenancies granted by private registered providers of social housing and private landlords, and creates two types of tenancies: An ‘AT’ landlord requires a legal ground to evict a tenant, while […]