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tenure

A time period,as in the tenure of a lease.

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All persons should possess a degree of security of tenure which guarantees legal protection against forced eviction, harassment and other threats (United Nations, 1997).
The commission's report examines key areas that are central to the reform of the private rented sector: security of tenure, affordability of rent levels and frequent rent increases, disputes between landlords and tenants, means to increase supply, promoting professionalism among landlords and improving regulation.
A lodger has a licence to occupy, not a full tenancy so they don't have security of tenure.
Under these schemes, Government had sought to take action for inclusive urban growth by enabling the redevelopment of slums with basic amenities and decent housing with security of tenure.
It also highlights concern at some tenants' perceived lack of security of tenure and suggests that more is done to inform tenants of their rights when renting a property.
Samantha Carberry, Selly Oak AS A tenant with Birmingham City Council since 1977, I welcome both your comments in Our Say and Mr Lines' reassurance of security of tenure for existing tenants.
At present, I am not looking to change security of tenure for Welsh social housing tenants.
As his "vision" for Gresham is now dead, he should remove the blight he has placed on the area and restore to residents their security of tenure and their right to sell their homes if and when they wish in the housing market.
give your and Letters and are editor's On November 29 2006, kindly sponsored by the Professional Footballers Association and accompanied by their assistant chief executive Bobby Barnes and equality executive Simone Pound we presented a letter for the attention of the Prime Minister Tony Blair (copy sent to each of the 646 MPs) imploring them all to 'come together once again' and organise a debate that would culminate in the introduction of urgently needed protective legislation guaranteeing all disabled, frail and vulnerable elderly people legal security of tenure in a care home of their choice in the twilight of their lives: sadly, I only received 23 mostly negative replies.
The panellists urged that security of tenure is another major issue which should be addressed.
The minister said the signing of the 99-year leasehold agreements would serve as guarantee security of tenure for the farmers and will enable them to access funding from financial institutions for production purposes.
The tenant has security of tenure and it is up to a sheriff to grant a repossession if the tenant is breaching the Housing Scotland Act 1988.

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