leaving student house at end of tenancy, what happens if i cant find a replacement?

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    leaving student house at end of tenancy, what happens if i cant find a replacement?

    student house is for 2nd and 3rd year of uni
    i wont be able to live out for the 3rd year because i dont have enough money
    although the contract can be renewed at the end of the 2nd year, what happens if i cant find a person to replace me? they can choose to find a new house, but this could be troublesome as we would have to find one where the tenancy starts a month later than the contract we previously had (otherwise they will have to pay a deposit for the new house AND rent for the current house in the same month, causing them to pay the equivalent of 2 months rent in one month)

    i would feel awful if my friends lost the house because of me

    Is the tenancy agreement a joint agreement with all of you, or are the agreements individual?
    Does the agreement say that a replacement is possible, and if so, does it say how?
    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).


      its a joint tenancy

      you are allowed get a replacement if you want to leave during the tenancy, but im going to leave once the tenancy for the first year is over

      if we cant find a replacement, then we will lose the house which im worried for my friends


        Has the Landlord said they will definitely lose it? I'm a landlord of a student house and although I started with 4 people who moved in together and rented the whole property, I have had to replace ones and twos at the end of each year. I encourage my students to find someone because they have to live with the person but they never do and I always have to take care of it myself. Check with the landlord. They may not want to lose the other students.


          im going to ask the landlord to try and find someone, but what if the landlord and I cant find a replacement in time?
          my friends will be either forced to may for my empty room (they cant afford that), or find another house which could prove troublesome


            I would suggest your current flatmates finally choose your replacement (acceptable to LL). They will have to live with him/her!


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