Housing Ventures Trust

Types of tenancy

There are two different types of tenancy available to tenants of South Tyneside Housing Ventures Trust.

Starter tenancies (Assured Shorthold tenancies)

If you have not been a tenant with us or one with local authority in the past, you will be set up on an Assured Shorthold tenancy initially. This will last for twelve months, after which we will review your tenancy and convert it to an Assured Non Shorthold Tenancy if you have conducted your tenancy satisfactorily.

With a starter tenancy, you have the same rights as an Assured Non Shorthold tenant, but with the following exceptions:

Assured Non Shorthold Tenancies

This means that as long as this is your only and main home, we cannot make you leave without a court order.