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I rent a property that I then rent out to nine tenants, with

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I rent a property that I then rent out to nine tenants, with a long lease that gives me full permission to do so.
However the building has been bought by a new freeholder.
The new freeholder is requesting that I send him copies of the signed tenancy agreements I use.
It says that I have to send the freeholder signed tenancy agreements.
However, do I have to send him the agreements as I'm worried that by giving him the names of the tenants I'm breaching Data Protection and Privacy Laws?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
Does it say anywhere in your lease you must provide copies please?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yes it does say in the lease that we have to provide copies.

Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Then sadly you do. But the data protection act requires your tenants permission. So you can either provide it and redact the important details or get your tenants permission.
Those are the two choices. But if the lease says you must provide it then sadly you do.
Can I clarify anything for you about his today please?
Alex
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Can I redact the rental amounts and names then?

This would then just leave the tenants' signature and the general agreements highlighting the general terms and conditions.

Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Hi

I am just following up to see if there is anything else I can help with?

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Alex