1103. Election to operate introductory tenancy regime.

The usual type of tenancy which is granted by a local housing authority or a housing action trust1 is a secure tenancy where the tenant has security of tenure and several other statutory rights such as the right to buy or the right to acquire2. However, a local housing authority or a housing action trust may elect to operate an introductory tenancy regime3. Such an election may be revoked at any time, without prejudice to the making of a further election4.

When such an election is in force, every periodic tenancy5 of a dwelling house6 entered into or adopted7 by