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Can the initial period be less than 6 months?

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Can the initial period be less than 6 months? this is for Assured Shorthold Tenancy

Submitted: 8 months ago via Tenancy Agreement Service.
Category: UK Property Law
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 8 months ago.
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There is no minimum period for an AST. Until February 1997 the minimum was 6 months, however this requirement was removed by the Housing Act 1996.

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