Tenancy PolicyView more
Once you sign your tenancy agreement with us you take on certain rights and responsibilities, some of these are highlighted here.Find out more
You’ll need to let us know in writing at least four weeks before you want to end your tenancy. Find out more about how to end your tenancy and move out. You can also find out how to end a tenancy if the tenant has passed away or lacks capacity.Moving out
When we might offer a licence that rolls into a starter tenancy. We will in the majority of circumstances offer fixed term or starter tenancies to new tenants. When dealing with certain types of potential new tenants, (ie. Ex-offenders with substance abuse) due to historical problems, the administration time and cost of managing lettings and tenancies in those circumstances we will offer a 12 week licence that flows into a starter tenancy.
Across the UK thousands of housing association and council homes are occupied by someone who's obtained the tenancy fraudulently.
We take tenancy fraud very seriously. If we find evidence of fraud, we will take action to regain possession of the property involved. The fraudster may also receive a jail sentence and be ordered to pay a fine. Our neighbourhood officers carry out regular checks and we work with councils and other community partners to detect and investigate fraud in all our neighbourhoods. If you suspect tenancy fraud, please let us know. It could make a big difference to people in real need. Just click here to send us an email. Any information we receive will be taken seriously and treated in the strictest confidence.
There are several different types of housing fraud, including:
There is not enough social housing for the people who genuinely need it. So, we have to make the best use of what is available by making sure properties are occupied by those who are legally entitled to live in them.