tenancy

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tenancy

1. the temporary possession or holding by a tenant of lands or property owned by another
2. the period of holding or occupying such property
3. property held or occupied by a tenant

tenancy

Occupation by one with less than a fee interest in property, e.g., a tenancy for life, or a tenancy for a term of years. The latter type of tenancy usually is created by lease.
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Farm Business Tenancies now account for almost half of all tenancies, with over 80% of all new tenancies now being let for five years or less.
There is no indication in Judge Shriar's brief decision whether or not she thought there was no duty of good faith owed on the facts before her, or whether she thought there was no duty of good faith owed by any landlord to any tenant in the residential tenancies context.
(31) The four unities, present from the earliest descriptions of joint tenancies, persist in modern law.
Original plans considered by Housing Minister Grant Shapps would have limited some tenancies to two years.
"But we are concerned at the five-year break clauses in these tenancies. It means that the tenancy could come to an end after five or 10 years, leaving the whole family without a farm.
From October 1, the AST threshold increased to include all tenancies with annual rent up to pounds 100,000 - up from the previous pounds 25,000.
The NLA believes that some landlords previously using ASTs could now be choosing to use alternative tenancy agreements, such as assured tenancies, in a move to avoid deposit protection.
SCOTTISH Secure Tenancies and Short SSTs were introduced in September 2002.
This first solution would be to eliminate tenancies by the entirety completely.
The more prevailing reason for the owners' unwillingness to re-lease or allow tenancy buyouts is that the subleasing tenancies provide the buildings with an easily financeable opportunity.
section 25.2518-2 (c)(4)(ii) provides a special rule with respect to joint tenancies between spouses and tenancies by the entirety in real property created after 1976 but prior to 1982.