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Can I give my tenancy to someone else?

If you are a secure tenant you may be able to assign (pass) your tenancy to a family member if you don't want to live in the property any more. You may be able to assign your tenancy to:

A tenancy cannot be assigned to friends who live in the property.

Introductory tenants cannot assign their tenancy.

We must give permission before a tenancy can be assigned.


Secure tenants have the right to take in lodgers, but introductory tenants do not.

However, there are a few things which must be taken into consideration if you take in a lodger, these are:

For further details please contact the lettings team on 01476 406080, email, or complete an enquiry form.