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|English term or phrase: secure tenants|
|The organisaion determines priority for allocation of housing by means of a housing register based on a points system. This register contains both applicants and secure tenants wishing to transfer.|
What is the meaning of secure tenants? Thank you.
|English translation:secure in terms of tenure|
It is a concept of tenant defined in UK law, with certain established rights:
Secure tenancies: Nearly all council tenants have secure tenancies. There may be a small numberwho do not that are in temporaryaccommodation or whose homes go withtheir job. The rights of secure tenants areset out in the 1985 Housing Act andinclude:V The right for certain close relatives aswell as husband or wife to inherit thetenancy.V The right to sub-let part of your home,with the council's consent.V The right to improve your home, withthe council's consent.V The right to exchange your home, withthe council's consent.V The right to be consulted on changesin the housing management service.V The right to information on certainservices.V The right to re-charge the council forrepairs when there has been a longdelay in carrying them out.V The right to buy your home at adiscount (dependent upon your periodof tenancy).V The right to take on the managementof your homes (provided certainregulatory provisions are met by aTenant Management Organisation).The law gives councils some grounds forevicting tenants if they break their tenancyagreement. These grounds include notpaying rent, not occupying the property,damaging it or causing a nuisance toothers. On some grounds the court hasto make an order to evict, while on othersit can itself decide whether it isreasonable in that case to do so.
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