Notice to leave from a private landlord
Most private renters have assured shorthold tenancies.
Your landlord must give you a section 21 notice or a section 8 notice as a first step to eviction with this type of tenancy.
Facing harassment or illegal eviction?
Most private renters can't be evicted legally without a court order.
Eviction by a council or housing association
Your landlord should only evict you as a last resort. Take steps to keep your home.
Rent arrears and eviction
Let your landlord know you're taking steps to get advice and deal with your situation.
Missed mortgage payments and repossession
Only court bailiffs can carry out an eviction
Bailiffs must give 2 weeks' notice of an eviction date.
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Last updated: 14 May 2023