Possession process for rented property
Procedural rules applicable to repossession of rented properties and the specifics of certain tenancy types
Basic principles applicable to possession proceedings after notice has been served and the notice period has expired.
The Part 55 procedure for claims for possession of land.
Procedure and forms for issuing claim for possession in court, including online claims and accelerated procedures.
Procedure for responding to a claim for possession and submitting a defence beforehand or during the hearing.
Social and private landlords must not discriminate unlawfully against disabled tenants and such discrimination might be a good defence to possession proceedings.
Public law defences based upon conventional judicial review grounds or a breach of human rights available against public authority landlords.
If the court decides that the claim is genuinely disputed it may give case management directions about how the case is to be conducted before the final hearing.
The court must decide whether to grant an order for possession and might decide on related claims seeking a money judgment or an injunction.
General possession procedure for assured shorthold tenancies (AST) and available defences to an order for possession.
The accelerated possession procedure can only be used to recover possession under section 21.
A landlord must serve an advance notice seeking possession (NSP) and obtain a court order to gain possession.
The pre-action protocol which prescribes the specific procedures that social landlords should follow before issuing possession claims.
Definitions of 'reasonable' and 'suitable alternative accommodation' when considering whether a possession order can be made against a secure tenant.
Landlords do not have to prove any grounds for possession against an introductory tenant but they must follow the correct procedure.
How a local authority can end a flexible tenancy during the fixed term and on expiry of the term.
Ending a tenancy with basic protection and evicting a tenant with basic protection including service occupiers.
A landlord can refer an agricultural occupier to the local authority or take possession of an agricultural occupancy if certain conditions are made out.
Armed forces personnel are granted a licence of service family accommodation (SFA) and can be evicted on expiry of the notice to vacate the property.
The requirements and process for a local authority or PRPSH to terminate a family intervention tenancy
Possession rules for special needs housing are the same as for general-needs housing, but there are certain cases that have particular relevance
The possession process for demoted tenancies.