The Government has now opened its consultation on reforming possession in England. The proposals will prevent the creation of new assured shorthold tenancies in England, preventing landlords from issuing a Section 21 notice for new tenancies.
In an attempt to mitigate some of the issues identified in the RLA's research, they propose to create or amend a number of Section 8 grounds and tweak the way the current court system works.
The RLA welcomes any improvements to Section 8 and the court process but the consultation falls some way short of providing landlords with the confidence they can regain possession of their property in legitimate circumstances.
To have your voice heard on these proposals visit our campaigns page.
In the last few years, landlords in England have seen a number of changes relating to service of Section 21s. To help keep landlords up to date with all these changes this guide provides answers to the most frequently asked questions around serving a Section 21 notice after the Deregulation Act.
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