Increasing the Rent

At the end of the fixed term of an AST, is it necessary to issue a section 13 to increase the rent, or do the tenants agree by email that the rent change is sufficient?

Does section 13 have to be issued after the end of the fixed term and need two months to come into effect?

View Related Handbook Page

Changing the Rent

Understand the process of reviewing rent in an assured shorthold tenancy with our insights on rent review clauses, tenant agreements, and section 13 of the Housing Act 1988.