Res. letting @ rent > £25 000; what is its status?

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    Res. letting @ rent > £25 000; what is its status?

    I was flicking through the landlord development manual when I noticed a chapter entitled "3.1.5 Tenancies which cannot be Assured or Assured Shorthold Tenancies (Common Law Tenancies)."

    According to this chapter the rental agreement I have cannot be an AST due to it being over 25k per year. The problem is that my tenancy agreement states that it is intended to be an Assured Shorthold Tenancy.

    So what status does the rental agreement have? Did we just have a periodic tenancy all along and a nonsense document signed by me and the tenant?

    Could someone please try to explain it to me? I get the impression that this could be really messy.

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