Housing association tenancies
Not all housing association tenants have the same protection from eviction. Introductory tenants can be evicted more easily than secure housing association tenants.
An introductory tenancy is a one year trial tenancy. Once the 12 months are up, the tenancy becomes secure unless your housing association has started possession action. All new tenancies are introductory tenancies. More
You probably have a secure tenancy if you have lived in housing association accommodation for more than a year. Secure tenants have strong rights More
Some housing association tenants have unsecure tenancies. This is most likely when you are sharing your home with other tenants who are not members of your household, such as in student accommodation provided by a housing association. Unsecure tenants will usually have similar rights to uncontrolled private tenants. Your rights should be outlined in your tenancy agreement. More
Housing association responsibilities
Your housing association usually has a number of responsibilities to you as your landlord. If you are unhappy with the housing association's service you may be able to use their complaints procedure More
Your responsibilities to your housing association are outlined in your tenancy agreement. You can also find your responsibilities in your Tenant's Handbook. More Back to top