Landlords Push for Repossessions Despite Evictions Ban

Landlords Push for Repossessions Despite Evictions Ban

Landlords have filed thousands of repossession claims with the courts during the COVID-19 pandemic despite an eviction ban and please for forbearance from the government. The latest data from the Ministry of Justice shows the number of possession cases started by...
Understanding Possession Action During Covid-19

Understanding Possession Action During Covid-19

As recently reported, overall arrangements for possession proceedings was published (the overall arrangements) which also referenced further guidance which was to follow. This included a “pre-action plan” to be complied with by landlords before serving a notice or...
What The Latest Eviction Law Change Means For Landlords

What The Latest Eviction Law Change Means For Landlords

Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has bolstered the rights of renters impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. New guidance has been published along with the updating of some previous guidance. Landlords must give six months’ notice to quit to renters in England – which...
Arrangements for When Possession Claims Start

Arrangements for When Possession Claims Start

Reactivation Notice Where a claim for possession was filed with the court before 3 August 2020 and was stayed under the Coronavirus rules, a “reactivation notice” is required to get the claim running again. See our article about this here. The government has published...
September Brings New Laws For Landlords

September Brings New Laws For Landlords

September sees some big changes in the law that impact landlords and tenants, including fast-track planning for home extensions and cash for improvements to make homes greener. This update wraps up all the changes including proposals to lend tenants in Scotland and...
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...