An AST depends on tenants who reside in the dwelling as the sole principal residence; Otherwise, there is no protection against the housing law and the rental contract (which is then a common tenancy agreement) can be terminated in summary with a notification of termination and a judicial request from the lessor. In addition, landlords are not required to comply with the rules for protecting rental bonds if the lease is not an AST. You should be aware that it is easier for your landlord to leave the property if you do not want to leave your rental after converting your fixed AST into periodic AST that it is easier for your landlord to force you to leave the property if you rent it out on a periodic rental agreement. That`s why it`s best to consider their plans before your fixed-term lease expires. Temporary rent termination If the tenant is in the middle of a limited period of time, he can only terminate the tenancy agreement prematurely if the landlord gives his consent or if there is a “break clause” in the tenancy agreement. it is less than 4 months since the beginning of the lease, or the fixed term is not over, unless there is a clause in the contract that allows you to do so A periodic lease will be a periodic monthly or weekly rent, depending on how often you pay your rent to your landlord. Your landlord can only increase the rent if your fixed-term lease is converted into a periodic lease, if: – Legal periodic lease – Your fixed-term lease ends, but you continue to live in the property without agreeing to a date when the lease expires. the rent started after October 2015 and you didn`t use form 6a or a letter with all the same information about it – enter the right amount of notification to finish the rent My father is drunk from his apartment because of the neighbors and insulting he has heart problems, he first moved into the property without bail ect , he found a cheaper place near me Now, his former landlord claims rent on the old land in its entirety until he finds a tenant, although he stated verbally and took 200 for an early release of the lease, he now said that the money was for re-advertising, although he does it Gumtree which is free? Now my dad is stuck with 2 rents to pay and we are all stressed and angry, it would make a difference if it went to court, since we can`t afford to pay the two full rents We can help ourselves with all aspects of being as owner and buy-to-let property, including buying and selling real estate , creating leases and managing disputes between owners and ourselves quickly and cheaply. If your lease contains a break clause, you can terminate your lease prematurely. Without it, it can be difficult to terminate the agreement.