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What does AST stand for?

AST stands for Assured Shorthold Tenancy (UK)

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If you have requested your tenant to pay a deposit and are letting the property out on an assured shorthold tenancy basis, you must place your tenants' deposit in a tenancy deposit (TDP) scheme which applies to all assured shorthold tenancies that start after 6th April 2007.
A If your landlord doesn't give you notice, or you don't sign a new tenancy agreement, your tenancy automatically becomes a periodic assured shorthold tenancy, also known as a rolling agreement.
There are different types of tenancies such as assured shorthold, assured and regulated or protected - but most landlords favour an assured shorthold tenancy because it entitles them to take back the property after six months.