Tenancies

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 3rd June 2013.

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Photo of Don Foster Don Foster The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 2:30 pm, 3rd June 2013

The initial fixed term under an assured shorthold tenancy is usually six months, but there is nothing to stop a landlord and tenant agreeing to a longer tenancy if that suits them both. I am encouraged to see that Build to Rent investors are keen to promote longer tenancies.