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I have had a shorthold tenancy agreement on my flat since
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I issued a Section 21(1)b to a tenant whose contract was 1st
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I currently rent a 3 bedroom house sharing with my brother.
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Hallo, My landlord has increased my rent for the last 11 years(yearly) Since
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Dear sir or madam.I have signed a assured shorthold tenancy
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