Housing Help | Ending Housing Contracts

So, you want to end your housing contract?

The most important advice we can give you is: don’t sign a new housing contract until you are certain you can get out of the old one or you might end up having to pay two rents at once.

Also, remember: a contract does not have to be on paper...

...even if you’ve never signed a paper contract with your landlord, you still have one in terms of leaving – either an implied one or a verbal one based on what you and the landlord have agreed with each other. If there’s nothing in writing, you probably have an Assured Shorthold; but see our guide to contracts – what type does your agreement with the landlord seem to be most like? If in doubt, check it out with an Adviser – a mistake could be costly.

Now we've given you those two warnings, we suggest you read the following pages in order; but we'll let you choose from the list on the left...