The eviction of private tenants usually has to follow special legal procedures. A landlord sometimes needs a particular reason to evict a private tenant, but in many cases they don't.
Most tenants in privately rented homes are assured shorthold tenants. They can be evicted quite easily, but landlords must follow the rules and procedures
Landlords must follow steps to evict private tenants. Use our information to see what steps a landlord has to follow
Being given notice by your landlord is the start of eviction proceedings. Most tenants are entitled to be given written notice, but not all
Eviction of assured tenants has to be for certain reasons. Use our information to see when landlords can evict assured tenants and the procedures involved
The eviction of a regulated tenant should be challenged, as regulated tenancies are valuable and have more rights attached than other private tenancies
Occupiers with basic protection have limited rights when it comes to eviction, but procedures must be followed. Find out how and when landlords can evict.
If you live with your landlord you may be an excluded occupier. A landlord can evict you without the need to go to court, but you do have certain rights