Landlord’s Notice Proposing AST to Farm Worker Tenant (England)
This Landlord’s Notice Proposing AST to Farm Worker Tenant (England) is the form prescribed by regulations made under the Housing Act 1988. It should be used by a landlord who wishes to grant an assured shorthold tenancy (AST) to a tenant who meets the conditions for an assured agricultural occupancy. This form is suitable for property situated in England.
This document is in word format and the up to date version if it can be found on the government website by clicking on this link to the relevant page https://www.gov.uk/guidance/assured-tenancy-forms.
Once you have opened the template form on the government website, you should save a copy to a location of your choice and then you can complete that copy.
Assured agricultural occupancies are available to “qualifying agricultural workers”. They give the tenant a greater degree of security of tenure.
To prevent the tenancy becoming an assured agricultural occupancy, the landlord must serve this notice on the tenant before the tenancy is entered into. This Notice is in the form prescribed by regulations made under the Housing Act 1988. It is also known as a Form 9 Notice.