Landlord Law

Part 6

Tenancy renewals and changes

If necessary, you should seek legal advice in connection with company tenancies, as the legal requirements will differ from lettings to individuals.

You must be clear and transparent about all fees payable and potentially payable to you by a tenant in all and any circumstances prior to that tenant making a transactional decision to enter into a contractual relationship with you in the first place, i.e. before the tenancy is entered into.

For agents only
Where a tenancy is to be renewed you should satisfy yourself that all the necessary consents including from lenders and superior landlords have been obtained.

You must be clear and transparent to the client about all fees payable and potentially payable on any tenancy renewal or change to a tenancy prior to that client making a transactional decision to enter into a contractual relationship with you in the first place.

Where the tenancy is to be renewed by contract, a procedure should be in place for consulting the landlord well in advance of serving statutory notices.

For landlords only
Where a tenancy is to be renewed you should obtain all the necessary consents including from lenders, superior landlords.