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.
The rules on how and when your landlord can evict you depend on the type of tenancy you have.
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
You may be able to take action if you have been illegally evicted by your landlord
A tenancy relations officer at the council can help you get your home back after illegal eviction and even prosecute your landord
An injunction could get you back into your home if you have been illegally evicted. Find out how to get one
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