demoted assured shorthold tenancy

demoted assured shorthold tenancy

a special type of less protected assured shorthold tenancy where the tenancy is created by virtue of an order of the court arising out of the Antisocial Behaviour Act 2003 and the landlord is a registered social landlord. The tenant can for example no longer buy the house and can be more easily evicted. The procedure is by way of demotion order.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006