The lease you have depends on the facts of your situation, not what your agreement says. For example, if you pay rent to a private landlord who does not reside in your home and you have agreed to a 6-month lease agreement, you will likely have a secure short construction contract (or an insured rental agreement in Scotland). This is the case even if your agreement says something else. Check the type of rental you have. If you want to terminate your rental agreement, it is important to understand the termination rules. A signed lease is very specific to who can reside in the building. What if your tenant wants someone to be able to move in? Adults mentioned in a rental agreement are legally responsible for the property, rent and ancillary costs to deposits and damages.. . . .