Some tenants can pass their tenancy on, either while they are alive or after they have died. You need your landlord's permission for this.
Your landlord must be very careful when trying to evict your from a protected tenancy. Unless the landlord can prove that certain criteria apply to your tenancy, any eviction could be illegal.
The law gives you certain rights if you rent from the Housing Executive. You have more rights if you are a secure tenant than you do if you are an introductory tenant.
The law gives housing association tenants certain rights. Secure tenants have more rights than introductory tenants. You are an introductory tenant for the first year of your tenancy. After 12 months you’ll become a secure tenant.