Guide

Ending a tenancy as a landlord

Last updated: 30 March 2017

Overview

If you're renting out a property, you may want your tenant to leave at the end of the tenancy. This may be because:

  • you want to create a new tenancy with new conditions, like higher rent
  • you want to get the property back
  • the tenant has broken a term of the lease, like not paying rent

When you want to end a tenancy, you must do it legally. Your tenants are protected by the law against harassment and unlawful eviction, so if you (or a letting agent acting on your behalf) don't follow the correct steps they may take court action.

Ending a tenancy as a landlord
Overview