Both landlords and tenants should know about the different types of tenancy agreements. Each one has different rules, use the information below to work out what’s best for you.


Whether you’re a landlord or a tenant, it’s important to know the differences between a periodic tenancy and a fixed-term tenancy so you can choose the one that suits you best.


In a boarding house, a tenant rents a room, rather than the whole house. They share facilities such as the kitchen and bathroom with the other tenants. A boarding house is occupied, or intended to be occupied, by at least six tenants at any time.


In a service tenancy, an employer provides accommodation for a worker to live in during their employment.