Section 21 Tenant Evictions Notices are now
6 MONTHS NOTICE - applies from 29th Aug 2020
The PIMS Tenancy Agreement complies with the Tenant Fees Ban June 2019
The Government has just published the latest quarter's figures of the number of claims taken to County courts by landlords wishing to claim possession of their properties.
Previously the number of claims in County courts by landlords was 194,645 in 2002 and by 2010 had fallen to 134, 961.
However by 2013 landlord claims rose to 170,451. an increase of 26%. This trend was not the same for mortgage possession claims over the same period, as there was a steep decline in numbers by 29%.
The governments figures for the second quarter of this year state that there were 38,509 landlord claims, which is the highest second quarter claims recorded since 2009. The good news is that over the last two years this is the lowest quarterly figure.
It estimates that the proportion of landlord claims that have progressed to re-possession by bailiffs and orders or warrants has only slightly risen from 2010. In that year estimates of percentage claims leading to repossessions was 21%, warrants - 36% and orders being issued was 68%.
This year the second quarter's estimates of claims leading to repossessions was 21%, warrants - 38% and orders being issued was 72%.
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.