Standard occupation contracts with private landlords
Standard occupation contracts with private landlords – quick links:
If you moved into your home before 1 December 2022 the information below does not apply to you. Please visit our converted contracts advice section.
Do I have a standard occupation contract?
Most people renting their home from a private landlord have a standard occupation contract. There are 2 types of standard contract private landlords can give: fixed term standard occupation contracts and periodic standard occupation contracts.
In some situations you can rent from a private landlord but you will not have a standard occupation contract. Find out about these exceptions here.
Community landlords can give standard occupation contracts but only in certain circumstances
Take a look at our advice pages below to find out more about your rights if you have a standard occupation contract.