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    Break tenancy due to current circumstances around the Coronavirus?

    Let have a look at this case:

    An individual is renting a flat under an "assured short term tenancy". The agreement has a break clause, exercisable earliest on 28 July 2020.

    Given the current circumstances (around the coronavirus), is there a possibility for the individual to get out of the tenancy earlier than 28 July 2020?

    Thanks

    #2
    No, unless the law changes.
    And it would be an odd piece of legislation to allow more movement in a period of lockdown.

    Unless there is anything in the tenancy about acts of god or force majeure.
    When I post, I am expressing an opinion - feel free to disagree, I have been wrong before.
    Please don't act on my suggestions without checking with a grown-up (ideally some kind of expert).

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      #3
      Yes. Mutually agreed surrender.

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