7 New or Changed Prescribed Forms From April 2015

7 New or Changed Prescribed Forms From April 2015

From 6 April 2015, the Assured Tenancies and Agricultural Occupancies (Forms) (England) Regulations 2015 changed prescribed forms made under the Housing Act 1988. The effect of this is to create different prescribed forms for England and Wales (although the section 13...

Ground 7A Introduced By Anti-social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014

Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 We have previously reported on a rather useful new ground that has been added to the grounds available for landlords to seek possession. Contained in the same Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 is a...

Masih v Yousaf – Section 8 Notice and Schedule 2

Masih v Yousaf [2014] WL 320301 6 February 2014 (no transcript of the judgment available at the moment, working off a Westlaw report) Section 8 notice When a tenant is in rent arrears, a section 8 notice may be served and is commonly used where the tenant is in...

What Happens if Payment is Made on Day of Hearing?

When a tenant falls into rent arrears, a landlord has the option of serving a section 8 notice on the tenant. This is particularly used if the tenant is 8 weeks in arrears (if the rent is weekly) or two months in arrears (where the rent is monthly). This is often...