1037. Meaning of 'secure tenancy'.

Under the Housing Act 1985, tenants of certain social landlords1 occupy under a 'secure tenancy', being a tenancy under which a dwelling house is let as a separate dwelling2 at any time when3 the landlord condition4 and the tenant condition5 are both satisfied6. This is the principal type of tenancy granted by local housing authorities and certain other public sector landlords (and this was also the principal type of letting made by housing associations, before the Housing Act 1988 introduced the assured tenancy regime, which has applied to most new housing association tenancies created since 15 January 19897). The