Guidance Notes: Obtaining Possession of Residential Property
These Guidance Notes: Obtaining Possession of Residential Property are designed to help Landlords navigate their way through the “Accelerated Procedure” for obtaining possession of a property let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST).
They cover service of a Section 21 Notice, applications to Court for a Possession Order and taking enforcement action if the Tenant does not vacate as ordered. The relevant documents in our Possession Proceedings subfolder are signposted.
Due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, it may take longer than usual to evict tenants.
These guidance notes cover the procedure in both England and Wales. They have been updated to reflect changes made to the procedure during the Coronavirus pandemic.
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