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The Landlord is the owner of residential property available for rent and is legally entitled to grant this tenancy. No pets or animals are allowed to be kept in or about the Property without the prior written permission of the Landlord. Parking space is not provided under the terms of this Agreement and no vehicle may park on or about the Property. The Property is provided to the Tenant without any furnishings.
Term The term of the tenancy commences on 22 April and ends on 22 April the "Term". Should neither party have brought the Tenancy to an end at or before the expiry of the Term, then a new tenancy from month to month will be created between the Landlord and the Tenant which will be subject to all the terms and conditions of this Agreement but will be terminable upon the Landlord giving the Tenant the notice required under the applicable legislation of England the "Act".
The Landlord may charge the Tenant an additional amount for each day that a payment of Rent is late, which will not be charged until the expiry of the applicable grace period under the Act and will not exceed the maximum permitted under the Act. Quiet Enjoyment The Landlord covenants that on paying the Rent and performing the covenants contained in this Agreement, the Tenant will peacefully and quietly have, hold, and enjoy the Property for the Term.
Tenant Improvements The Tenant will obtain written permission from the Landlord before doing any of the following: applying adhesive materials, or inserting nails or hooks in walls or ceilings other than two small picture hooks per wall; painting, wallpapering, redecorating or in any way significantly altering the appearance of the Property; removing or adding walls, or performing any structural alterations; installing a waterbed s ; changing the amount of heat or power normally used on the Property as well as installing additional electrical wiring or heating units; placing or exposing or allowing to be placed or exposed anywhere inside or outside the Property any placard, notice or sign for advertising or any other purpose; or affixing to or erecting upon or near the Property any radio or TV antenna or tower.
Insurance The Tenant is hereby advised and understands that the personal property of the Tenant is not insured by the Landlord for either damage or loss, and the Landlord assumes no liability for any such loss. Absences The Tenant will inform the Landlord if the Tenant is to be absent from the Property for any reason for a period of more than twenty-eight 28 days.
The Tenant agrees to take such measures to secure the Property prior to such absence as the Landlord may reasonably require and take appropriate measures to prevent frost or flood damage.
If the Tenant no longer occupies the Property as its only principal home whether or not the Tenant intends to return the Landlord may, at its option, end the tenancy by serving a Notice to Quit that complies with the Act. If the Tenant has abandoned the Property and the Landlord is unsure whether the Tenant intends to return, the Landlord is entitled to apply for a court order for possession. If the Tenant has abandoned or surrendered the Property and the Landlord feels that the Property is in an insecure or urgent condition, or that electrical or gas appliances could cause damage or danger to the Property then the Landlord may enter the Property to carry out urgent repairs.
If the locks have been changed for such urgent security reasons, the Landlord must attempt to provide notice to the Tenant of the change in locks and how they can get a new key. Implied surrender will be deemed if the Tenant has left the keys behind or where the Tenant has ceased to occupy the Property and clearly does not intend to return. Once the cost of storage is greater than the value of the items, such items may be disposed of by the Landlord.
Governing Law This Agreement will be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of England and the Parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. Severability If there is a conflict between any provision of this Agreement and the Act, the Act will prevail and such provisions of the Agreement will be amended or deleted as necessary in order to comply with the Act.
Further, any provisions that are required by the Act are incorporated into this Agreement. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provisions of this Agreement will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of this Agreement. Such other provisions remain in full force and effect.
Amendment of Agreement This Agreement may only be amended or modified by a written document executed by the Parties. Assignment and Subletting The Tenant will not assign this Agreement, or sublet or grant any concession or licence to use the Property or any part of the Property. Care and Use of Property The Tenant will promptly notify the Landlord of any damage, or of any situation that may significantly interfere with the normal use of the Property.
The Tenant will keep the Property in good repair and condition and in good decorative order. The Tenant or anyone living with the Tenant will not engage in any illegal trade or activity on or about the Property including, but not limited to, using the Property for drug storage, drug dealing, prostitution, illegal gambling or illegal drinking. The Parties will comply with standards of health, sanitation, fire, housing and safety as required by law.
If the Tenant is absent from the Property and the Property is unoccupied for a period of twenty-eight 28 consecutive days or longer, the Tenant will arrange for regular inspection by a competent person. The Landlord will be notified in advance as to the name, address and phone number of this said person. At the expiration of the Term, the Tenant will quit and surrender the Property in as good a state and condition as they were at the commencement of this Agreement, with reasonable wear and tear and reasonable damages by the elements excepted.
Hazardous Materials The Tenant will not keep or have on the Property any article or thing of a dangerous, flammable, or explosive character that might unreasonably increase the danger of fire on the Property or that might be considered hazardous by any responsible insurance company.
Rules and Regulations The Tenant agrees to obey all reasonable rules and regulations implemented by the Landlord from time to time regarding the use and care of the Property and of the building, which will include any car park and common parts or facilities provided for the use of the Tenant and other neighbouring proprietors.
Termination of Tenancy The Landlord may terminate the tenancy by service on the Tenant of a notice pursuant to any ground provided under the Act. The Landlord may serve such notice either: to terminate the tenancy at its end date e. Address for Notice For any matter relating to this tenancy, the Tenant may be contacted at the Property or through the phone number below. This Agreement will extend to and be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the respective heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assignees, as the case may be, of each Party to this Agreement.
All covenants are to be construed as conditions of this Agreement. All sums payable by the Tenant to the Landlord pursuant to any provision of this Agreement will be deemed to be additional rent and will be recovered by the Landlord as rental arrears.
Locks may not be added or changed without the prior written agreement of both Parties, or unless the changes are made in compliance with the Act. Headings are inserted for the convenience of the Parties only and are not to be considered when interpreting this Agreement. Words in the singular mean and include the plural and vice versa. Words in the masculine mean and include the feminine and vice versa.
This Agreement may be executed in counterparts. Facsimile signatures are binding and are considered to be original signatures. Time is of the essence in this Agreement. This Agreement will constitute the entire agreement between the Parties. Any prior understanding or representation of any kind preceding the date of this Agreement will not be binding on either Party except to the extent incorporated in this Agreement. The Tenant will indemnify and save the Landlord, and the owner of the Property where different from the Landlord, harmless from all liabilities, fines, suits, claims, demands and actions of any kind or nature for which the Landlord will or may become liable or suffer by reason of any breach, violation or non-performance by the Tenant or by any person for whom the Tenant is responsible, of any covenant, term, or provisions hereof or by reason of any act, neglect or default on the part of the Tenant or other person for whom the Tenant is responsible.
Such indemnification in respect of any such breach, violation or non-performance, damage to property, injury or death occurring during the Term will survive the termination of the Agreement, notwithstanding anything in this Agreement to the contrary.
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The Landlord is the owner of residential property available for rent and is legally entitled to grant this tenancy. No pets or animals are allowed to be kept in or about the Property without the prior written permission of the Landlord. Parking space is not provided under the terms of this Agreement and no vehicle may park on or about the Property. The Property is provided to the Tenant without any furnishings. Term The term of the tenancy commences on 22 April and ends on 22 April the "Term". Should neither party have brought the Tenancy to an end at or before the expiry of the Term, then a new tenancy from month to month will be created between the Landlord and the Tenant which will be subject to all the terms and conditions of this Agreement but will be terminable upon the Landlord giving the Tenant the notice required under the applicable legislation of England the "Act". The Landlord may charge the Tenant an additional amount for each day that a payment of Rent is late, which will not be charged until the expiry of the applicable grace period under the Act and will not exceed the maximum permitted under the Act.
Completion notes included Buy Now When should you use this tenancy agreement? It can be used for houses and flats as long as they are self-contained. It can also be used where a house or flat is rented as a whole to a group such as groups of students, young professionals, etc, even though these properties are houses in multiple occupancy HMOs. Do I need a different tenancy agreement? If you are renting out individual rooms then normally the Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement - Room Only is the appropriate form.
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Non-assured or assured shorthold tenancies[ edit ] Tenancies entered into before the commencement of the Act on 15 January An exception to this are assured tenancies which are converted from being regulated by the Housing Act except if granted by approved bodies under ss of the Housing Act before 15 January , and before that date the tenant made an application to the court under section 24 of the Landlord and Tenant Act for the grant of a new tenancy , and on 15 January the Act tenancy is continuing by virtue of that section or of any provision of Part IV of the said Act of Tenancies eligible to be protected business tenancies contracted out business tenancies or partly let for business use are ineligible to be assured tenancies. Although this provision stipulates "occupation" this need not be continuous, if a mere temporary absence this will still be capable of being an assured tenancy. It may be that the tenant has not by eviction ceased to live in a tenancy in which case they are no longer occupying the dwelling as their principal home. Here the tenant thus loses security of tenure. If the tenancy is periodic, it will only come to an end either by an order of the court or by surrender by the tenant. If the tenancy is a fixed term tenancy, it may be ended either by the effluxion of time [n 3] automatically expiring, with no need to serve any notice, at the end of the fixed term  or, if the tenancy agreement gives the landlord a power to end the tenancy, by the landlord exercising that power.