Yes, yes. There is no change to the COVID 19 pandemic lease termination act yet, so if you have a private lease and you leave Bristol/UK and do not return to the property, your lease/licence obligation will not change and your rental liability will continue until the end of your lease/licence. We are seriously risking the safety of students, staff and the public around you and will take disciplinary action if necessary. Student Disciplinary Regulations (PDF, 136kB) Q. How can I avoid spreading coronavirus to the people I live with? About 29 per cent of students studying in the UK use private housing for rent during the semester, making it a big deal for homeowners across the country. If we want to continue to have good relationships between owners and students, we must work together to achieve this in the most beneficial way for both parties. And that`s going to require a lot of conversation. The rules for terminating a residence contract are covered by your occupancy agreement. This is a binding contract that means you have to respect the terms you have agreed to. This page highlights issues related to the agreement most relevant to students-in-residence and other real estate of the educational institution.
If you are on a temporary lease, the landlord can only dislodge you during the fixed rental period by issuing a section 8 notification and going to court. Once you go to court, if you have less than 8 weeks of rent delay, it is up to the judge to decide whether you should be evicted. You could make a claim that this is due to financial problems caused by coronavirus. If you have more than 8 weeks of rent delay, this is a mandatory reason for eviction, so the judge authorizes eviction. In fact, this is a particularly difficult time for students and landlords who rent to them. So what should landlords actually do to ensure that they are currently taking care of both the rights of student tenants and their own results? A: If you isolate yourself from coronavirus, there are things you can do to reduce the likelihood of spreading an infection to the people you live with.