Extension of Section 21
A tenant has asked to extend the tenancy for a week at the expiry of the section 21 notice. I want to say no, and I understand if I did agree to an extension, it would create a new tenancy which I don’t want to do.
Must I allow this, or can I say no?
Subscribers get full access to exclusive content, including forms, articles and discounts, plus our time saving Tenancy Builder tool.
Signup for our free weekly digest and get the latest news and guidance straight to your inbox (some content requires a paid subscription).
View Related Handbook Page
A tenancy of someone's home, starting on or after 28 February 1997, will in most cases be an assured shorthold tenancy. Take advice early if there are any doubts about what type of tenancy is being terminated. The procedures for ending a tenancy are different, depending on the type of tenancy.