Illegal eviction by a landlord

Illegal eviction by a landlord or someone acting on behalf of a landlord is a criminal offence and can result in prosecution and a criminal record.

What is illegal eviction?

Illegal eviction by a landlord is a criminal offence. If a landlord doesn't follow certain rules to evict you, it could count as an illegal eviction

What you can do after illegal eviction

You may be able to take action if you have been illegally evicted by your landlord

Illegal eviction: Get help from the council

A tenancy relations officer at the council can help you get your home back after illegal eviction and even prosecute your landord

How to get an illegal eviction injunction

An injunction could get you back into your home if you have been illegally evicted. You can also take your landlord to court to claim compensation.

Harassment by a private landlord

Harassment by a private landlord is a criminal offence. There are many different types of harassment and there are steps you can take to stop it