Category Archives: Rights of the tenant

  • Rent Increases and the Section 13 Notice

    Submitted by photographer on Fri, 23/09/2011 - 12:20

    With all Assured Shorthold Tenancies landlords can increase the rent after the initial fixed period if it is stated in the tenancy agreement or if the tenant agrees to the increase. There may be a rent increase clause in the tenancy agreement which would have been agreed and signed at the start of the tenancy. […]

  • Landlords’ and Tenants’ repairing obligations

    Submitted by photographer on Fri, 23/09/2011 - 12:18

    When renting a residential property through an Assured Shorthold Tenancy the landlord is responsible for certain repairs to the property, including the structure and exterior of the property. The landlord is required to keep the equipment for the supply of gas, electricity and water in a safe and good working order. The tenant must ensure […]

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