Housing law: terminating an Assured Shorthold Tenancy in England


This business guide explains how landlords are able to terminate an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) and regain possession of a private rented property in England.

The information set out in this business guide explains the position regarding ASTs only. It is therefore important to determine what tenancy you have in place, and our business guide “Housing Law: an overview in England” will help you to identify this. If you are unsure, please contact NFU CallFirst on 0370 845 8458 for further advice.

Please note that the information in this business guide applies to properties let in England only.