David herewith - thank you
The Open Rent Portal page for my tenancy states - Break Clause - "This means that from 6th August 2022, you or the tenant(s) can end the tenancy by providing 2 months notice to the other party.’
The wording in the Open Rent AST contract signed by both parties and held by both landlord and tenant says:
Mutual Break Clause
12.6. The Initial Term of this tenancy agreement may be terminated by either party giving the other at least two
months’ notice in writing, such notice not to expire until at least 6 months after the start of the Term. A notice
served by the Landlord under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 shall be sufficient notice under this clause.
The Tenant is obliged to pay rent up to and including the termination date, so if the tenancy is terminated on a
date which is not the last day of a rental period, the rent due for any incomplete rental periods will be
Effect of Notices to terminate the tenancy
12.7. On the expiry of a notice to terminate the tenancy under clause 12.2 or 12.6 the tenancy shall end and no
further obligations shall be performed under the tenancy save that either party may pursue the other for any
breach of this agreement occurring before the expiry of the notice.
Notices & Miscellaneous
13.1. The Landlord gives notice to the Tenant that pursuant to Section 48(1) of the Landlord and Tenant Act
1987 that notices (including notices in proceedings) may be served on the Landlord at the address specified at
the beginning of this agreement.
13.2. Any notice served upon the Tenant by the Landlord pursuant to this agreement or any statute or regulation
must be served in writing and will be deemed sufficiently served if sent by registered post or first class post to or
left at the Premises. Notices served by recorded delivery post, or prepaid first class post to the Premises, shall
be deemed to have been properly served and received by the Tenant on the second day after posting (or if that
day is not a working day on the next working day), or in the case of notices left at the Premises on the next
working day after delivery.
13.3. The Landlord and the Tenant agree that notices pursuant to this agreement may be served on the other
party by email. The email addresses for notice are: