Six Months Notice Rules and New Form 6A For England Published

Six Months Notice Rules and New Form 6A For England Published

In recently typical timing by government, late Friday afternoon, the regulations which make the changes for increasing the length of notices to six months in England were published. The regulations are The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies: Protection from...
Possession Claims Suspension Extended by 4 Weeks

Possession Claims Suspension Extended by 4 Weeks

Today (21 August 2020), it has been announced that the stay on possession claims is to be extended by four weeks from 23 August 2020 until 20 September 2020. As an update, it’s been announced that notice lengths are to be increased to six months. Extended...
Changes to Accelerated Possession and Enforcement

Changes to Accelerated Possession and Enforcement

A quick note about an update to the Civil Procedure Rules by The Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2020 and The Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 3) Rules 2020. Accelerated Possession Procedure The amendments make changes to the conditions when accelerated possession...
Rules After Possession Suspension Published (Partially)

Rules After Possession Suspension Published (Partially)

Update 21/07/2020: the Practice Direction 55C referred to in this article has now been published and an article is available here. This is a quick note about new court rules which will apply after the suspension on possession proceedings is lifted because the meat of...
Apportioned Rent Repayment After A Section 21 Notice

Apportioned Rent Repayment After A Section 21 Notice

Apportioned Rent Repayment After A Section 21 Notice Section 40 Deregulation Act 2015 commences in England on 1 October 2015. This section will insert a new section 21C into the Housing Act 1988. The common law position is that where a tenancy ends midway through a...