Landlord and Tenant Act 1987—who is a qualifying tenant?
Landlord and Tenant Act 1987—who is a qualifying tenant?

The following Property guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1987—who is a qualifying tenant?

It is necessary to consider which are qualifying tenants because:

  1. for the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987) to apply, more than 50% of the total number of flats in the premises must be held by qualifying tenants

  2. for LTA 1987 to apply there must also be at least two flats in the premises held by qualifying tenants

  3. only qualifying tenants in premises which are caught by LTA 1987 are entitled to receive notice from their landlord of a proposed disposal

  4. only qualifying tenants can exercise (by majority) the remedi