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Eviction Package

Free Eviction package, Free Section Notice 8, Free Section Notice 21(to be used 2 months before the end of an AST).

Follow these steps exactly:

1. Instruct the best debt collection agency:
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2. After 14 days send a section 8 notice (tenant eviction notice).

 

Assured Tenancies and Agricultural Occupancies
(Forms) Regulations 1997


HOUSING ACT 1988

Section 8 as amended by Section 151 of the Housing Act 1996


Notice Seeking Possession of a Property Let on an

Assured Tenancy or an Assured Agricultural Occupancy





  • Please write clearly in black ink.
  • Please tick boxes where appropriate and cross out text marked with an asterisk (4) that does not apply.
  • This form should be used where possession of accommodation let under an assured tenancy, an assured agricultural occupancy or an assured shorthold tenancy is sought on one of the grounds in Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1988.
  • Do not use this form if possession is sought on the "shorthold ground under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 from an assured shorthold tenant where the fixed term has come to an end, or, for assured shorthold tenancies with no fixed term which started on or after 28th February 1997, after six months has elapsed. There is no prescribed form for these cases, but you must give notice in writing.

1) Name(s) of tenant(s) or Licensee(s).

  1. To():


(2) Address of premises.

2. Your landlord/licensor* intends to apply to the court for an order requiring you to give up possession of(2)

Property Address



(3) Give the full text (as set out in the Housing Act 1988 as amended by the Housing Act 1996) of each ground which is being relied on. Continue on, separate sheet if necessary.

3. Your landlord licensor intends to seek possession on ground(s) in Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1988, as amended by the Housing Act 1996, which read(s)(3):

    • Ground 8: that the tenant owed at least two months' rent (in the case of a monthly tenancy) both when the landlord served notice that he wanted possession and still owes two months' rent at the date of the court hearing. If the rent is payable weekly, quarterly or yearly the ground requires that there are rent arrears of eight weeks, three months and six months respectively.

    • Ground 10: that the tenant was behind with his rent when the landlord served notice that he wanted possession, and when he began court proceedings

    • Ground 11: that, even if the tenant was not behind with his rent when the landlord started possession proceedings, he has been persistently behind with his rent.

(4) Continue on a separate sheet if necessary.

  1. Give a full explanation of why each ground is being relied on(4):

EXAMPLE - Rent has not been paid for more than TWO months.

16/05/08 £1000.00
16/06/08 £1000.00
16/07/08 £1000.00
16/08/08 £1000.00

Total £4000.00

 


Notes on the grounds for possession:

  • If the court is satisfied that any of grounds 8 to 11 is established, it must make an order (but see below in respect of fixed term tenancies).


  • Before the court will grant an order on any of grounds 8 to 11 it must be satisfied that it is reasonable to require you to leave. This means that, if one of these grounds is set out in section 3, you will be able to suggest to the court that it is not reasonable that you should have to leave, even if you accept that the ground applies.


  • The court will not make an order under grounds 1, 3 to 7,9 or 16, to take effect during the fixed term of the tenancy (if there is one) and it will only make an order during the fixed term on grounds 2, 8, 10 to 15 or 1 7 if the terms of the tenancy make provision for it to be brought to an end on any of these grounds.


  • Where the court makes an order for possession solely on ground 6 or 9, the landlord must pay your reasonable removal expenses.


(5) Give the earliest date on which court proceedings can be brought.

5. The court proceedings will not begin until after(5): DATE




  • Where the landlord is seeking possession on grounds 1, 2, 5 to 7, 9 or 16, court proceedings cannot begin earlier than 2 months from the date this notice is served on you (even where one of grounds 3, 4, 8, 10 to 13, 14A, 15 or 17 is specified) and not before the date on which the tenancy (had it not been assured) could have been brought to an end by a notice to quit served at the same time as this notice.


  • Where the landlord is seeking possession on grounds 3, 4, 8, 10 to 13, 14A, 15, or 17, court proceedings cannot begin earlier than 2 weeks from the date this notice is served (unless one of grounds 1, 2, 5 to 7, 9 or 16 is also specified in which case they cannot begin earlier than two months from the date this notice is served).


  • Where the landlord is seeking possession on ground 14 (with or without other grounds, court proceedings cannot begin before the date this notice is served.


  • Where the landlord is seeking possession on ground 1 4A court proceedings cannot begin unless the landlord has served, or has taken all reasonable steps to serve, a copy of this notice on the partner who has left the property.


  • After the date shown in section 5, court proceedings may be begun at once but not later than 12 months from the date on which this notice is served. After this time the notice will lapse and a new notice must be served before possession can be sought.


6. Name and address of landlord/licensor*.

To be signed and dated by the landlord or licensor or his agent (someone acting for him). If there are joint landlords each landlord or the agent must sign unless one signs on behalf of the rest with their agreement.




Signed: Date: 25th February 2008


Please specify whether:

landlord licensor joint landlords landlord's agent


Name(s) (BLOCK CAPITALS


Address



Telephone: Daytime



What to do If this notice is served on you.


  • This notice is the first step requiring you to give up possession of your home. You should read it very carefully.


  • Your landlord cannot make you leave your home without an order for possession issued by a court. By issuing this notice your landlord is informing you that he intends so seek such an order. If you are willing to give up possession without a court order, you should tell the person who signed this notice as soon as possible and say when you are prepared to leave.


  • Whichever grounds are set out in section 3 of this form, the court may allow any of the other grounds to be added at a later date. If this is done, you will be told about it so you can discuss the additional grounds at the court hearing as well as the grounds set out in section 3


  • If you need advice about this notice, and what you should do about it, take it immediately to a citizens' advice bureau, a housing advice centre, a law centre or a solicitor.


3. After another 7 days, issue court proceedings:


Download and complete the following forms with a cheque of £150 made payable to ‘the court service’ (send to the county court where the property is located)


N5 Form - http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n5_0805.pdf


N119 Form - http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n119_0805.pdf


4. Week 8 (day 58) attend court.


Attend court, present the section 8 eviction notice, a tenancy agreement (if you have one) and get the court order for possession of the property. You will also get a money judgement (known as a CCJ).


This gives the tenant 14 days to leave. They will leave before then. But if the smart arse tenant still remains then you instruct the court bailiff.


5. Week 12 (day 82) court bailiff visit with police escort.


Once you’ve got a court order then there is NO legal ground for a tenant’s defence. The bailiff will enter in to the premises by either knocking on the door or picking the lock and changing the locks and will remove the tenant. If the tenant resists then the police will be called.


Fill out the following form and send to the court: http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n325_0499.pdf

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