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Download the Tenancy Agreement and find out more about your rights and responsibilities.
Rent and Service Charges See your rent balance online, How to pay your rent (online, direct debit, phone etc.), request a replacement rent card online, how we work out you rent and other charges. Tenant Home Contents Insurance We strongly advise all our council tenants to take out home contents insurance, either by making their own arrangements or by joining the home contents insurance scheme provided by Basildon Council. Leaving your council home Tenants must give Basildon Council 4 weeks written notice of their intention to end their tenancy. The Tenants Handbook The Tenants' Handbook contains important information about your tenancy. It explains your rights and responsibilities and tells you about the services provided by the Council. Your Tenancy Agreement Your Tenancy Agreement is a legal document that explains your rights and responsibilities as the tenant the Council's rights and responsibilities as the landlord. Changes to new tenancies The new Tenancy Policy and the new Tenancy Strategy each incorporate changes to the way people will be awarded tenancies within the Basildon Borough.