Court action for eviction

This section explains what happens if you are renting your home and your landlord applies for a court order to evict you.

Eviction: how to prevent it

There are ways to prevent eviction. If a landlord wants to evict you because of something you've done there are ways to change the situation

Eviction: documents from the court

Find out about documents you get from the court if your landlord wants to evict you and how you can respond

Eviction: possession hearings

At a possession hearing the court decides if a tenant should be evicted and what court order to make

Eviction: court orders

Most landlords need a possession order from the court before they can evict a tenant. Find out about orders the court can make

Eviction: how to get a court order changed

If a possession order has been made ordering you to leave your home, you can ask the court to make changes to it in some circumstances