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Hello, I live in a rented apartment, my contract with an estate

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Hello,
I live in a rented apartment, my contract with an estate agent ended early august, I was not contacted by them to renew. There are 5 floors to the building the top 4 are local authority run. They apparently let the bottom floor to my estate agent for "private"rentals . The people running the building called me last week to say I had until 1st December to vacate the property as they wanted to put another tenant in, legal papers to say that are due to come to me. Do I have any rights? I've never missed any rent and have maintained to property to a High standard.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Hello,
Yes, you have rights and you cannot be evicted without a court order forcing you to leave the property.
See here for information about your rights:
https://www.gov.uk/evicting-tenants/harassment-and-illegal-evictions
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Ok even though I do not have a contract?
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Yes, it does not matter that your contract has expired, your tenancy becomes periodic by law on the same terms as the contract you originally had.
All the best
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