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In Northern Ireland tenants of local authorities and housing associations must have written tenancy agreements but private landlord are not under an obligation to have a written tenancy agreement.
The landlord is obliged to give the tenant name and address.Under the housing act 1996 if the tenancy started after March 1997 then the landlord is obliged to give the following details of the tenancy to the tenant within 28 days of a written request:-
The start date of the tenancy
The amount of rent and the date it must be paid
How and when the rent may be changed
If the rent is charged weekly a rent book must be provided
The length of any fixed term
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