S21 and Oral Tenancy

A 12-month written agreement was drafted, but the tenants failed to sign the agreement. 

Does that mean by default? It’s an oral tenancy, and therefore it would revert to the default six months for a minimum period for an assured shorthold tenancy.

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Landlord Wants Tenant to Leave

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.