When you want the tenant to realise you are serious and that you are a competent landlord and comfortable in proceeding to court. On many occasions, once tenants receive the notice they realise that the matter has been elevated to the next level.
Often receipt of the notice alone with our cover letter informing the tenant of the legal redress you will be seeking [including CCJ], is enough and the tenants [if sensible] will take note.
If your tenancy has a long period to run and the tenant is in breach you have little choice, for whilst a Section 21 can be issued at any time no legal proceeding can commence until the expiry of the notice [No less than the last day of the fixed term of the agreement].
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It is a notice to terminate an Assured Tenancy or Assured Shorthold Tenancy to be used where one or more breaches have been committed, there are 17 such breaches. These are defined within Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1988 and commonly referred to as grounds for possession.
When the tenant fails to remedy a breach that you have previously requested they remedy. Prior to embarking on the next part of the legal process, a valid service of the Section 8 Notice is a pre-requisite of the legal process that must be used if the tenant will not leave and you require possession and or damages.
Immigration Act revised 2016 should a landlord or letting agent fail to ensure ALL tenants/occupiers have a righto reside for the duration of the tenancy then they may be fined £3000 for each breach. The Secretary of State may instruct the landlord to remove such persons without the need of a court order by way of reasonable force
Labour market enforcement - restriction on illegal migrants to work. A labour market enforcement undertaking (an “LME undertaking”) is an undertaking by the person giving it (the “subject”) to comply with any prohibitions, restrictions and requirements set out in the undertaking
Under section 42 of the County Courts Act 1984 it is possible for the Court to transfer a matter from the County Court to the High Court for enforcement but leave (permission) of the Court is required first. The transfer time varies from court to court and can take up to 28 days, but normally takes far less. An application to seek permission can be made either at the time of making the possession claim or after possession has been ordered.