Nope, as they have moved in as a flat mate and it is assumed they should be added to the existing AST right?
Ok - then you can just put an amendment in the tenancy agreement and have all parties sign again.
The other person does not need to be added to the tenancy, as the current tenant would be responsible for the new person in any event
So you don't have to do that - but if you want to that is fine. Just put a clause on a piece of paper amending the existing tenancy and adding an additional tenant
This can be signed by all parties and you are all good to go
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
If i do not add the 2nd person then it will appear they do not have a tenancy right?
Does that help?
I am confused, I thought legally they have a tenancy, therefore, should I not add them to the agreement?
You can add them to the new agreement. This is done and can just be amended.
Does that clarify?
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