Evicting a regulated tenant without a court order is illegal. Your tenancy can usually be given to a partner who lives in your home immediately before your death. If you are using assistive technologies (p.B a screen reader) and require a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please let us know what format you need. This will help us if you say what assisted technology you are using. Since rent is usually below market value and tenants can stay in place for life, the value of the property should be significantly lower than if it had been purchased empty or with a traditional rental – you actually get a discount for the restrictions that come with the property at the time of purchase.