Guidance on Section 8 and Section 21 Notices
This Guidance on Section 8 and Section 21 Notices considers the steps a residential landlord needs to take to recover possession of property from an assured or assured shorthold tenant.
This guidance refers to the relevant provisions in the Housing Act 1988 and points Landlords of properties in England and Wales towards the appropriate letters and forms to use. It reflects the October 2015 changes relating to service of Section 21 Notices in England and the introduction in December 2016 of new ground 7B for possession.
This template is also duplicated in the Terminating Tenancies and Accelerated Possession Proceedings subfolders and in the Residential Occupiers group of documents.
This document is in locked format.
If you are using Microsoft Office 2003 or older, the document can be unlocked by clicking on the “Padlock” icon on the tool bar. To display the “Padlock” icon click on “View” and then “Toolbars”. From the “Toolbars” menu, select “Forms”.
Users of Microsoft Office 2007 must first click on the “Review” tab to reveal the “Protect Document” button. From the “Permissions” panel that opens, click on the “Stop Protection” button.
Once you have purchased access to the appropriate document folder click on the “Download Document” button below. You will be asked what you want to do with the file. It is recommended that you save the document to a location of your choice prior to viewing.