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    Tenant's rights over and above shorthold agreement

    Hello,

    I am considering selling my rental house in Cardiff. One tenant has been on annually renewed shorthold agreements for over 10 years. Does this give him any rights over and above those in the shorthold agreement. In other words, does his long stay prevent me from getting him to leave when the latest shorthold agreement expires?

    Thanks

    SSR

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    Long-term Tenancy

    Tenancies commencing before 28 Feb 1997 defaulted to a fully assured tenancy if the correct notice (assured shorthold notice) had not been served and the landlord does not have proof of this service.
    Tenancies after this date default to an AST without the need for any notice.
    Therefore, if this tenancy has defaulted to a fully assured tenancy due to the absence of a notice the tenant has security of tenure and could be difficult to remove.

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