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I've been a tenant with a fully mutual housing co-operative

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I've been a tenant with a fully mutual housing co-operative in London since October 1987. I pay a registered Fair Rent and have a tenancy agreement. Do I have a Regulated Tenancy?
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Customer: replied 16 days ago.
How long will that take?

Hello, I am a solicitor with 20 years experience. I will try to answer this for you.

I need a little more information please.

Can you tell me the name of the housing co-operative. When you say fully mutual does that mean that you, and all other tenants are members of the co-op?

Dos your tenancy agreement describe itself as a Rent Act/Tenancy/ Protected Tenancy or anything similar?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Thanks, ***** ***** Housing Co-op. I'm not sure what fully mutual means. The co-op became fully mutual in the 1980s or 1990s to stop Right-to-Buy and losing properties. Shelter first told me that I had a Secure tenancy because FPHC was registered with the Financial Conduct Authority, but retracted that because FPHC was a Social Landlord. Since then I've heard that anyone in England registered for and paying Fair Rent, like I am, would have a Regulated tenancy. Can you confirm this, please?
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
My tenancy agreement describes itself as an agreement between FPHC and the tenant. Would you like a copy?
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I am indeed a member of FPHC, and have been since 13th February, 1983. FPHC actually became fully mutual after this. Do you need to know when, exactly?
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Urgent! Please answer the three questions, "Can you confirm this, please?", "Would you like a copy?" and "Do you need to know when, exactly?" to prove you are a real person and not a bot.

Hello, This is not a simple question and I am going to have to do some research. I Think you are probably a protected tenant but regulated tanancies are restricted to the private sector, HA's do not usually come under this.

Please send me a copy of the tenancy agreement.

Apologies fro the delay but I have to fit these answers around my practice and sometimes urgent work comes up.

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Customer: replied 10 days ago.
No worries. Thanks for your reply. I attach my tenancy agreement>
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
That's fine, except I appeared to close the question in doing so! I still definitely need to know whether I have a Regulated tenancy.
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
How is it going with answering my question, which is now getting on for being a month old.