Not all housing association tenants have the same type of tenancy. The most common types of tenancy that housing associations use are explained here, they are:
You are likely to be a secure tenancy if:
More information about secure tenancies.
This is the most common type of tenancy that Housing associations use. You are likely to have an assured tenancy unless:
More information about Assured Tenancies.
You are likely to be an assured shorthold tenant if:
More information about Assured Shorthold Tenancies.
If you have been taken to court because of anti-social behaviour your tenancy may have been demoted. Having your tenancy demoted is similar to being on probation for 12 months. While the tenancy is demoted it will be much easier to evict you.
More information about demoted tenancies.
These are a special kind of tenancy that Housing Associations may offer to families who have been or could be evicted due to anti-social behaviour. The family will be offered support to change the behaviour that has lead to the problem. Family intervention Tenancy can be ended very easily.
Information about family intervention tenancies from Shelter.
If you have been offered a Family Intervention Tenancy or you are worried about this happening we would advise you to seek independent advice.