Residential Lettings News

Changes in Section 8 & 13 Notices

In addition to the new prescribed Section 21 Notice, landlords should also be aware of changes in Section 8 and 13 Notices. Section 8 Notice A Section 8 Notice can be served when a tenant renting under an AST (Assured Shorthold Tenancy) is in rent arrears and the landlord wants vacant possession. If there are no […]

Section 21 Vacant Possession

Repossessions hit record high: Section 21 Vacant Possession Section 21 landlord possessions hit record heights According to new statistics from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) the total number of evictions reached a record high of 42,728. Whilst the overall possession claims fell during the year to 148,043, the numbers of accelerated possession cases have … […]

Section 21 Notice

Section 21 Notice and the Deregulation Act A Section 21 Notice is used by a landlord (giving at least 2 months notice) to gain possession of a property that has been let/ rented under an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST). If the tenancy started after April 2007, the tenant’s deposit must also have been placed with […]

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