A tenancy agreement is a legally binding contract between a landlord and a tenant. A tenancy agreement outlines our obligations to you such as carrying out repairs and outlines many of your obligations to us, your landlord, such as the need to pay rent, and not to cause nuisance, harassment or damage.
In addition, it sets out other conditions relating to the tenancy, such as the rules on keeping pets and installing satellite dishes. If you break the conditions of your Tenancy Agreement, or allow others to do so, we may take legal action to evict you from your home.
CRMO on behalf of the Council offers what is termed an ‘Introductory Tenancy’. This is a 12-month probationary tenancy after which the tenant will become a secure tenant, provided you meet the conditions of your tenancy agreement.
An introductory tenancy gives you many of the same rights as a secure council tenancy; however you can be evicted more easily. In addition, introductory tenants cannot:
As an introductory tenant you must:
The introductory tenant has other responsibilities that will be explained when you sign the tenancy agreement.