Tenancy policy - 10. Appeals and complaintshttps://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/policies/tenancy/appeals-and-complaints
It is important that tenants and prospective tenants are able to appeal against decisions made in regard to this Tenancy Policy in a clear, fair and efficient p...
Tenancy policy - 9. Joint tenancieshttps://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/policies/tenancy/joint-tenancies
The tenancies granted by Great Yarmouth Borough Council may be held on a sole basis or jointly by two or more joint tenants. Joint tenancies may be awarded at t...
Tenancy policy - 8. Mutual exchangeshttps://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/policies/tenancy/mutual-exchanges
Secure tenants and flexible secure tenants (i.e., fixed term) have a legal right to exchange tenancies under the Housing Act 1985.
Tenancy policy - 7. Successionhttps://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/policies/tenancy/succession
In all cases, there can only ever be one succession to a secure tenancy. In situations where the original tenancy was a joint tenancy and one of the original te...
Tenancy policy - 6. Tenants in need of additional supporthttps://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/policies/tenancy/additional-support
The needs of vulnerable households have been fully considered when finalising the Tenancy Policy. If the obligations of any tenancy are not maintained by the te...
Tenancy policy - 5.7. Use and occupationhttps://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/polices/tenancy/use-and-occupation
In some cases a household will be allowed to stay in a property following the end of the tenancy (and there is no right of succession) or where a joint tenancy ...
Tenancy policy - 5.6. Licence agreementshttps://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/policies/tenancy/licence-agreements
A licence is issued in cases where a household has been placed in Interim Accommodation while enquiry takes place into their homelessness. License Agreements ar...
Tenancy policy - 5.5. Non-Secure Tenancyhttps://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/policies/tenancy/non-secure-tenancy
Non-Secure Tenancies do not benefit from all the security and protections offered by secure (lifetime or fixed term) tenancies and normally will apply to the pr...
Tenancy policy - 5.4. Secure Tenancieshttps://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/policies/tenancy/secure-tenancies
Great Yarmouth Borough Council issues two types of secure tenancy agreement: fixed term (flexible) tenancies and lifetime tenancies.
Tenancy policy - 5.3 Conversion to a Secure Tenancyhttps://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/polices/tenancy/conversion-to-secure-tenancy
Providing the Council has not commenced possession proceedings or served a Notice of Extension, every introductory tenancy will, upon the anniversary of the ten...
Tenancy policy - 5.2. Vulnerabilityhttps://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/policies/tenancy/vulnerability
Where vulnerability exists, the tenancy should not normally be terminated unless evidence can be produced to show the tenant has failed to engage or has not wor...
Tenancy policy - 5.1. Introductory Tenancieshttps://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/policies/tenancy/introductory-tenancies
Introductory Tenancies will be offered to all new social tenants and are 12 months by statute. Introductory tenants have less security and fewer rights than sec...