Obtaining Possession under Sections 8 and 21 of the Housing Act 1988

Guidance on Section 8 and Section 21 NoticesUpdated


This Guidance on Section 8 and Section 21 Notices looks at how Landlords can obtain possession of property from assured or assured shorthold tenants.

This document refers to the relevant provisions in the Housing Act 1988 and points Landlords of properties in both England and Wales towards the appropriate letters and forms to use.

This Guidance has been updated to reflect the legislative changes affecting Residential Landlords (and letting agents) in England under the Tenant Fees Act 2019 and the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act 2019 affecting landlords and letting agents in Wales.

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