tenancy


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Related to tenancy: tenancy in common, tenancy at will, tenancy by the entirety, Tenancy for years, Joint Tenancy With Right of Survivorship

Tenancy

A situation that arises when one individual conveys real property to another individual by way of a lease. The relation of an individual to the land he or she holds that designates the extent of that person's estate in real property.

A tenancy is the occupancy or possession of land or premises by lease. The occupant, known as the tenant, must acquire control and possession of the property for the duration of the lawful occupancy. A tenancy can be created by any words that indicate the owner's intent to convey a property interest on another individual.

Cross-references

Landlord and Tenant.

tenancy

n. the right to occupy real property permanently, for a time which may terminate upon a certain event, for a specific term, for a series of periods until cancelled (such as month-to-month), or at will (which may be terminated at any time). Some tenancy is for occupancy only as in a landlord-tenant situation, or a tenancy may also be based on ownership of title to the property. (See: title, tenancy by the entirety, tenancy in common, joint tenancy, tenancy at sufferance, tenancy at will, tenant)

tenancy

noun holding, holding by title, leasing, occupancy, occupation, ownership, possession, proprietorship, renting, residency, temporary possession, tenure
Associated concepts: joint tenancy, month to month tennncy, tenancy at sufferance, tenancy at will, tenancy by the entirety, tenancy for years, tenancy in common
See also: duration, enjoyment, habitation, inhabitation, ownership, possession, seisin, term, time, use

tenancy

see TENANT.
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Key advice given to renters includes: always agree a detailed inventory with photos at the start of a tenancy, ask your landlord for receipts for items deducted from your deposit, get advice if your landlord tries to keep your deposit for normal wear and tear.
Therefore, with a pre-2007 tenancy, a landlord should either ensure that the deposit is held within a TDS or return the full deposit prior to serving a Section 21 notice if it is to be successful.
eIuIt took me three days to get my tenancy contract attested.
At the end of their tenancy, tenants can use a free dispute resolution service if there is disagreement over how much of their deposit is being repaid to them.
Arla says you have the right to stay until the date stipulated in your tenancy agreement, but check for any break clauses which can enable the landlord to end the lease early or for you to end your tenancy earlier if you want to.
The National Housing Development Authority (NHDA) will provide tenancy ownership for these families," Weerawansa said.
The district council's housing officers and fraud investigators are supporting Yorkshire and Humber Tenancy Fraud Forum Awareness Week from February 3.
Advice given to Cllr Keith Gregory was also unclear about where he stood over his tenancy, an internal complaints investigation by Wrexham council also found.
Does the law say that the landlord can end the tenancy for the reason stated in the notice?
If the tenant is in the middle of a fixed term they can only terminate the tenancy early if you as landlord agree, or if there is a "break clause" in the Tenancy Agreement.
Your landlord must register your deposit with a tenancy deposit scheme and should give you written confirmation.
John Cooney, of Bulgan, Glynn, Co Wexford, was convicted for failing to register a tenancy relating to his property at Flat 1, 34A Shortcourse, Waterford.