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Setting up a Tenancy

3.1 Types of Tenancies
3.1.1 Assured and Assured Shorthold Tenancies
3.1.2 The Main Differences Between an Assured and an Assured Shorthold Tenancy
3.1.3 Choosing an Assured or an Assured Shorthold Tenancy
3.1.4 Setting up an Assured Tenancy
3.1.5 Tenancies Which Cannot be Assured or Assured Shorthold Tenancies
3.1.6 Tenancies Which Can be Assured, but not Assured Shorthold, Tenancies
3.1.7 Fixed Term Tenancies
3.1.8 Periodic Tenancies
3.1.9 Initial Period of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy
3.1.10 Regulated Tenancies
3.1.11 Licences
3.1.12 Subletting/Assigning Tenancies
3.1.13 Joint and Several Tenancies
3.1.14 Succession Rights and Rights of Survivorship

3.2 Tenancy Agreements
3.2.1 Written Tenancy Agreements
3.2.2 Benefits of Written Tenancy Agreements
3.2.3 Tenant’s Right to a Written Statement
3.2.4 Implications of Oral Agreements
3.2.5 Preparing a Written Agreement
3.2.6 Unfair Terms in Tenancy Agreements
3.2.7 Making an Inventory/Schedule of Condition

3.3 Deposits and Tenancy Deposit Schemes
3.3.1 Requiring a Deposit
3.3.2 Withholding Part of the Deposit
3.3.3 Tenancy Deposit Protection (TDP) Schemes
3.3.4 TDP Scheme Providers
3.3.5 Relevant Person
3.3.6 Lead Tenant

3.4 Bond Guarantee Schemes

3.5 Rent Setting
3.5.1 Setting the Rent
3.5.2 Rent Book

3.6 Raising the Rent
3.6.1 Rent Act (Regulated) Tenancies

3.7 Housing Benefit
3.7.1 Tenants Have to Provide Information and Proof of...
3.7.2 Conditions for Rent Allowance and Local Housing Allowance
3.7.3 Setting the Rent
3.7.4 Payments and Rent Arrears

3.8 Utilities

3.9 Tenant References

3.10 Unlawful Discrimination