Assured shorthold tenancy agreement is a legally binding tenancy agreement prepared by a specialist estate solicitor.
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Assured shorthold tenancy agreement

  • Dated this

  • The Property, hereinafter called "the Property"

  • The Landlord, hereinafter called "the Landlord"

  • The Tenant(s), hereinafter called "the Tenant"

    The tenant is referred to as "he" or "his" as appropriate in this agreement, even if the Tenant is female or consists of more than one person. Where the Tenant consists of more than one person, they will all have joint and several liability under this agreement (this means that they will each be liable for all sums due under this agreement, not just liable for a proportionate part).

  • The term

    months beginning on ("the fixed term").

    If the Tenant does not leave at the end of the fixed term, the tenancy will then continue, still subject to the terms set out in this agreement, from month to month from the end of the fixed term until either the Tenant gives notice that he wishes to end the Agreement as set out in clauses 5 and 5 below, or the Landlord serves on the Tenant a notice under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988, or a new form of Agreement is entered into, or this Agreement is ended by consent or a court order.

  • The rent

    £ per calendar month exclusive/inclusive* of any bills.
    The first month’s payment to be made on the signing of this agreement. All subsequent payments must be made monthly thereafter in advance on the day of the month, by way of CASH OR STANDING ORDER. The payment details are:
    Bank: , Sort code: , Account number:

  • Service charge

    £ per calendar month, the first payment to be made on the signing of this agreement, all subsequent payment to be made monthly thereafter in advance on the N/A day of the month, by way of cash or standing order. The Landlords bank account, details can be provided. The service charged shall be paid in addition to the rent.

  • The deposit

    £ to be paid in full on signing this agreement

    This will be held by the Landlord and registered within 30 days of receipt with one of the tenancy deposit schemes ("The Tenancy Deposit Scheme") in accordance with the Tenancy Deposit Scheme rules.

  • Charges

    £ (please refer to para 2.31 and 2.32)
    The Landlords reasonable charges incurred due to the tenant’s default or breach of any term or terms of this agreement.

  • The inventory

    The list of the Landlord’s possessions at the Property which has been signed by the Landlord and the Tenant, a copy of which will be forwarded within 7 days from the date of this agreement.

THIS ASSURED SHORTHOLD TENANCY AGREEMENT comprises the terms and particulars detailed above and the terms and conditions set out below.

Terms and Conditions

  1. 1. This Agreement is intended to create an Assured Shorthold Tenancy as defined in the Housing Act 1988 (as amended) and the provisions for the recover of possession by the Landlord and that Act shall apply.
  2. 2. The Tenant will:

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  3. 15. If the Property is damaged or destroyed by any of the risks insured against by the Landlord, the Tenant shall only be liable for proportionate part of the rent, to be calculated on the basis of the Tenant’s use and enjoyment of the Property for the period of time involved, unless the insurance was prejudiced by some act or omission of the Tenant.
  4. 16. The "Landlord" means the persons from time to time entitled to receive the Rent, the "Tenant" includes any persons deriving title under the Tenant, the "Property" includes any part or parts of the Property and all of the Landlord’s fixtures and fittings at or upon the property, the "Term" means the period stated in the particulars overleaf or any shorter or longer period as appropriate, and an obligation on the part of a party shall include an obligation not to allow or permit the breach of that obligation.


Signed as a deed

The Landlord (or on behalf of the Landlord)

In the presence of (witness)

Tenant 1

Tenant 2

In the presence of (witness)


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