Assured shorthold tenancy
Short assured tenancy
Residential Tenancy Agreement
Private residential tenancy
Standard occupation contract
What is a Tenancy Agreement?
A Tenancy Agreement is a contract between a private tenant (known as a ‘contract holder
’ in Wales) and a landlord. Residential Tenancy Agreements are used to rent out residential
property. Commercial Tenancy Agreements are used to rent out commercial
For the avoidance of doubt, references to ‘tenants’ also apply to ‘contract holders’ unless otherwise specified.
When should I use a Tenancy Agreement?
Use this Tenancy Agreement to:
- rent out a residential property in England, Wales or Scotland (ie a house, flat or room in a shared property)
- rent out a spare room in your home (ie take on a lodger)
- let a commercial property in England or Wales