Council and housing association tenants: eviction for rent arrears


Coronavirus update:

From the 27 March 2020 all eviction action has been suspended for 3 months by the court service.

During this time:

  • your council or housing association can't get a possession order
  • you can't be evicted by bailiffs

Use the time to deal with your rent arrears and get legal advice on your situation.

Contact Civil Legal Advice on 0345 345 4 345

This guide is for secure tenants and assured housing association tenants facing eviction for rent arrears.

We have different eviction advice if you're:


Last updated 27 Mar 2020 | © Shelter

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