It's an assured shorthold tenancy. Renewing yearly for the past 4 years
Welldone. You are absolutely right. He has no security of tenure. You are theassured short hold tenant and he is merely a guest in your house.
Youare entitled to give him reasonable notice which would probably be one week.You are also entitled to excluding from the property and if that means changingthe locks, do so. If he breaks in, call the police with a view to having himprosecuted for criminal damage.
If thetenant (I use the word loosely) thinks that he has any more rights than that ofan unwelcome guest, he is an idiot.
Youmight want to print this answer off and show it to him.
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