Landlord and Tenant   As a Landlord you may wish to recover a property and evict your tenant. This can be done by serving a Section 21 or a Section 8 Notice.   Section 21   A landlord may regain possession of a property by serving a Section 21 Notice after a fixed term tenancy...
The Landlord Association Chairman was discussing the latest developments with Brooklyn Law boss Simon Butler about the latest issues in the rental market following the emergence of Covid-19. They worryingly realised that that they couldn't agree on the governments latest legislations regarding tenant evictions. Concerning when you consider...
In general, tenants do not have the right to withhold rent if the landlord does not carry out repairs. Doing so could jeopardise the tenant's right to remain in the accommodation. In certain circumstances, however, a tenant can pay for repairs and deduct the cost from future rent.
24 hours. Under Section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, a tenant has the right to expect a landlord to carry out repairs in a 'reasonable time'. If it's an emergency repair as there is no heating or hot water, a landlord should fix this in 24...
The ban on evictions in England, Wales and Scotland has unsurprisingly been extended. The move means that eviction notices, which were supposed to start again today, will not be served for at least six weeks in England and longer in Wales and Scotland. The Ministry of Housing said no evictions should...
Non statutory guidance for landlords in the private and social rented sectors on the measures relating to notices seeking possession modified by the Coronavirus Act 2020. The measures affect most residential possession processes, the chief processes being notices under: Section 21 Housing Act 1988 (Assured Shorthold Tenancies) Section 8...
Nuisance, outstanding rent or home requirement – there are numerous reasons landlords may want to evict a tenant. However, tenants have a right of occupation and you will need an experienced lawyer by your side. Slater and Gordon can assist you with expert legal advice for all questions and...

How To Legally Evict Your Tenant (GUIDE)

The two types of assured shorthold tenancies The following advice only applies to shorthold tenancies. The two types of assured shorthold tenancies are: 'periodic' tenancies – these run week by week or month by month with no fixed end date.  They can also arise following the expiry of the fixed term tenancy...

Property Damage Liability (Landlord V Tenant)

If you’re a landlord, the last thing you want is a call from a tenant talking of property damage.  Even if your tenants are normally no trouble at all, damage to your building or its fixtures and fittings can cause you all sorts of problems, not least the inevitable headache...

Evictions Without A Reason

If there is an occupier with basic protection, a landlord must get a court order before a tenant can be evicted. A landlord doesn't need to give a tenant or the court a reason. Occupiers with basic protection include some property guardians, students in university owned halls and tenancies at...
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