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Head Leasing

  • This is a tenant not directly connected to the landlord.
  • superior tenantsubletting to a sub-sub let tenant (inferior tenant) at the end of a chain of sublets is the end tenant.
  • Sea also  Let to let and head leasing.
  • Some Universities rent properties from landlords that in turn let to student tenants - this is classic head leasing.  Similarly a Company Let where the company let from the landlord and then to their employees.  Care must be taken in this situation to avoid creating a tenancy with the member of the company as opposed to the company itself, as this could create a different tenancy than that intended with adverse legal ramifications including DPS
Published: 28 September 2015 Last Updated: 17 November 2021