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Terminating a Tenancy on Death

This information is to assist in dealing with the end of a tenancy following the death of the tenant.

This information is to assist in dealing with the end of a tenancy following the death of the tenant. If you need further assistance please contact a Community Housing officer who will visit or contact you to provide further advice and support.

To start the termination administration of tenancy, we require completion of this form.

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • Please attach a copy of the death certificate if you have not already supplied one.
  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • ANY ARREARS LEFT AFTER THE DEATH OF THE ABOVE TENANT WILL BE CLAIMED FROM THE DECEASED’S ESTATE.
  • If you have any good quality furniture that may be recycled, please see below for charity organisations who will collect furniture free of charge.
  • Keys should be returned to Colchester Borough Homes at the address below by 12 noon on the last day of the tenancy. Colchester Borough Homes The Greenstead Local Housing Office Hawthorn Avenue Colchester CO4 3QE