Council tenants - Your tenancy
What type of tenancy do you have?
When the council offers you a tenancy, the offer letter will provide details (type and length) of the tenancy offered and this will be in line with the council's tenancy policy.
There are four types of tenancy:
This section explains the tenancy types and what you can and cannot do with your property.
When you were granted your tenancy, you agreed to enter into a legal contract with us. By accepting the tenancy conditions, you were given the right to stay in the property provided you do not break any of them.
Your responsibilities as a tenant
As a tenant you are responsible for the behaviour of friends and relatives and others living in or visiting your home.
Your rights and responsibilities as a tenant will change depending on the type of tenancy you have. It is important that you know whether you have an introductory, secure periodic or flexible fixed term tenancy.