The tenancy agreement is a legal contract between Crawley Borough Council and each tenant. It defines the rights and responsibilities of both parties.
It is important that you understand it and that if you break any terms of this contract, the council may commence legal proceedings which could result in you losing your home.
Please contact our Housing Officers or seek independent legal advice if there is anything you do not understand about your tenancy agreement.
Crawley Homes has several tenancy agreements in use.
The tenancy agreement you have will depend on what type of tenancy you have, what the start date of your tenancy was and in some cases, your address if your home was built after 2015.
If you are unsure which tenancy agreement you have or you need a copy, please contact your Housing Officer .
Most tenants whose original tenancy start date was before April 2013 and new tenants in sheltered are likely to have this type of agreement.
Below are variations of this agreement for specific areas (NB - if you originally had a secure tenancy agreement and transferred to a home in these areas you will have one of the following tenancies):
Most tenants whose tenancy started after April 2013 will have this type of agreement.
Below are variations of this agreement for specific areas:
You may have an Insecure Tenancy Agreement if the Council has accepted a homeless duty towards you but you have not yet been offered a permanent home.
You will have one of these if you have made a homeless application and have been offered accommodation in one of the council’s temporary accommodation hostels.
From March 2015 to 1 June 2019 houses in Douster Crescent, Waterfall Crescent and Breezehurst Drive in Bewbush had an additional schedule added to their tenancy agreement to cover solar panels
From 1 June 2019 the following tenancy agreements contain schedules for solar panels and energy monitoring. These will be used where homes have solar panels and / or energy monitoring equipment fitted. These include Lonsdale Court and Barnfield House.
Council tenants can have different tenancies which give different rights and responsibilities.
Our Tenancy Policy sets out the types of tenancies offered to new tenants, this was agreed in February 2013 and makes use of the options introduced by the Localism Act 2011.
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