Tenant Rights and Information

Your Rights at a Glance

Your rights as a tenant of Kettering Borough Council depend on the type of tenancy agreement you have:

Tenancy type
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Your Rights

Introductory Fixed Term (2 or 5 years) Secure Demoted Tenancy Temporary Accommodation tenant
Right to Repairs

Yes

 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Right to Exchange N Yes Yes N N
Right to Information Yes Yes  Yes Yes Yes
Right to Consultation Yes Yes  Yes Yes Yes
Right to Assign No Yes Yes Yes No
Right to Suceed (once) No Yes      Yes Yes No
Right to make improvements No Yes (with permission)      Yes (with permission) No No
Right to take in a lodger No Yes Yes Yes No
Right to Buy No (but time counts to discount) Yes Yes N (suspended) No
Right to Notice Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes