Tenancy policy

Scope of policy

This Policy sets out which tenancy types Welwyn Hatfield council will offer to new tenants of its own stock from 1 July 2013 onwards and has been updated to reflect the start of the first flexible tenancy reviews.

This Policy sets out how flexible tenancies will be used, as provided for by the Localism Act 2011. The Policy includes information on when a flexible tenancy will be granted and when it will be brought to an end.

This Policy also sets out how other tenancy-related changes will be dealt with, as provided for in the Localism Act 2011. These include changes to the rules about tenancy successions and demotions.