This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Possible defences - section 21 notices
For any tenancy granted on or after 1 October 2015 (or for all tenancies on or after 1 October 2018) this article only applies to Wales. For any tenancy granted on or after 1 October 2015, the requirement to end a section 21 on any particular date is removed and so the point made in this article is irrelevant (for England only). Please see this article for full details.

In the Section 21(4)(a) notice, which is the notice served during a periodic tenancy (after the fixed term has ended), the date of expiry must be “the last day of a period of the tenancy” [section 21(4)(b) Housing Act 1988].

This is one of the most common reasons a notice is found to be invalid, where a landlord puts the wrong date in the notice.

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