Ending a tenancy
You must bring your tenancy to an end if you want to leave. If you don't end your tenancy properly you may still have to pay rent.
The procedure for ending your tenancy differs depending on the type of tenancy you have.
How to end a tenancy
You need to end your tenancy if you want to leave. If you don't end your tenancy properly, you may still have to pay rent. Your landlord may be less likely to pursue you for unpaid rent if you can find someone to take over your tenancy.. More
Ending a joint tenancy
You need to end your tenancy if you want to leave. If you don't end your tenancy properly, you may still have to pay rent. Your landlord will only be able to get rent from you if s/he hasn't been able to find another tenant for the property. More
Landlords usually have to follow special legal procedures before you can be evicted. Whether your landlord can evict you and how depends on the type of tenancy you have. More
Ending a tenancy early
You can end a Housing Executive or housing association tenancy at any time by giving 28 days notice. It is more complicated to leave a private tenancy early. Your options depend on the type of tenancy you have. More
Passing on your tenancy
You may be able to pass your tenancy on to other people. If you want to pass on your tenancy it is important that you follow the correct legal procedure. If you don't your landlord could evict you and the person you attempt to pass the tenancy on to. More
Housing associations and the Housing Executive are legally allowed to enter your property and make that property secure if they believe that you have abandoned the property or left the accommodation without giving 28 days Notice to Quit. More