Agreement to increase rent

This document allows you to increase the rent in cases where the tenant agrees to the increase. It can be used even if proceedings have already started under the Housing Act 1988 to change the rent.

It is only suitable for assured tenancies in England and Wales.

Do not use it if there is a rent review or rent increase clause in the tenancy agreement, or some other agreement in place between the landlord and tenant for changing the rent. It is also unsuitable in the situation where there are multiple landlords and one of those landlords is a business.

If you want to increase the rent without getting your tenant's agreement, you may be able to use our document Notice under section 13 of the Housing Act 1988.

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