Eviction by bailiffs

Stopping eviction by bailiffs

Eviction by bailiffs can sometimes be stopped or delayed if tenants act quickly. See what you can do if your landlord is using bailiffs to evict you.

Can you stop the bailiffs: private tenants

A court may not be able stop the eviction of a private tenant, but it can sometimes agree to delay the eviction

Can you stop the bailiffs: council tenants

Council tenants can ask a court to suspend a bailiffs warrant to evict them

Can you stop the bailiffs: housing association tenants

Housing association tenants can ask a court to suspend or delay a bailiffs warrant

What happens when bailiffs evict tenants

Only a court can send bailiffs to evict you from your home and give back the empty property to the landlord