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

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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.
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:
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Ok even though I do not have a contract?
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.
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