Landlord & Tenant Update
15th Sep 2020
The Covid pandemic continues to cause problems across the country and the residential rental sector is no exception, whether you are a landlord or tenant.
Should you need to take action to evict a tenant or are a tenant facing eviction, the current notice periods for the various grounds of eviction for assured shorthold tenancies since the lockdown measures are set out below:
Date of service of Notice
|Ground relied upon||Before 26 March 2020||26 March – 28 Aug 2020||29 Aug 2020 onwards|
|1, 2, 5, 9, 16||2 months||3 months||6 months|
|3, 4, 6, 12, 13, 15||2 weeks||3 months||6 months|
|7||2 months||3 months||3 months|
|7A||4 weeks||3 months||4 weeks|
|7B||2 weeks||3 months||3 months|
|8, 10, 11||2 weeks||3 months||4 weeks if at least 6 months arrears, otherwise 6 months if less|
|14||2 weeks||3 months||2 weeks or none if very serious|
|14A, 14ZA, 17||2 weeks||3 months||2 weeks|
*Please note that using a combination of grounds may result in the longer notice period prevailing.
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