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Unless the agreement states otherwise there can be NO rent increase
So if the agreement is silent, then no the rent can not be increased
This is because the contract governs the terms and conditions between the parties
Therefore if a term is not included in the contract, ie rent increase, then the Landlord can not increase it
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Hi Alex, thanks.When you say a term is not included in the contract, do you mean some kind of clause? The term in the agreement relates to the length of the agreement which is specified as 3 years.
Yes the clause.
If there is no rent increase clause, it can not be increased
Does that help?
Yes it does, thank you very much. It's as we thought. Just one more question. The landlord lives above us in the house (we live in the basement flat). That doesn't give him any more rights does it, bearing in mind the agreement?
No it does not
The contract is the contract
All terms must have been included there
Is that ok?
Thank you. Yes that is fine. Very helpful.
Can I help with anything else today?
No, that's all. Thank you Alex. I'll be sure to rate you!