On the other hand, if you manage to get your tenants to leave without resorting to the law, you will still have the cost of finding a new tenant, as well as a potential empty lifespan, and you may end up with another tenant who does not suit you anyway. As a general rule, you must obtain the agreement of your landlord and other tenants to terminate your temporary joint tenancy agreement. If you end your lease, it stops for everyone. • Your landlord gets an agreement with you on the rent increase A landlord has the legal right to repossess his property at the end of a secure short-ownership contract, which is the deadline set in a rental agreement. To do this, the lessor is required to adequately inform the tenant by way of a communication under section 21 (in accordance with section 21 of the Housing Act 1988). You should be aware that if you decide not to leave your property for rent after converting your temporary AST to a periodic AST, it is easier for your landlord to force you to leave the property if you rent it out in a periodic rental agreement. That`s why it`s best to review your plans before your fixed-term lease expires. Your rental agreement should not only cover the basics of the rent to be paid, when it is due, the amount of the deposit and whether you are responsible for repairs, but also cover issues such as: Your lease tells you when the break clause may apply. For example, your interruption clause could state that you can terminate your rental 6 months after the start if you cancel 1 month in advance. Don`t leave the property or pass the keys through your landlord`s mailbox after making a deal.