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If a tenant is sub-letting rooms in a house and a section 21

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If a tenant is sub-letting rooms in a house and a section 21 notice is served on him, once possession is applied would his sub tenants also need to vacate the property.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  ivorylounge replied 2 years ago.
what does the tenancy agreement say about subletting?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
He's allowed to do it, he has permission from the landlord
Expert:  ivorylounge replied 2 years ago.
Yes. The general principle is that the sub-tenancy falls with tenancy unless something else has happened by way of an acknowledgment or creation of new tenancy by the landlord (such as taking rent directly). The sub tenant may have a claim for damages in breach of quiet enjoyment and derogation from grant against the tenant.Please rate positively