Starting a New Tenancy
Do you have permission to let?
You could be fined and invalidate your mortgage
Prepare Property for Rental
Advertising & Vetting Process
Move in Preparation & Paperwork
Tenant Now Moved in, Protect Deposit and Paperwork Suppliers
Managing the property, inspections Notices etc
Are you happy with the tenant? Renew stay?
Tenants wants to stay - renew?
Send letter and prepare new AST or increase the rent
If deposit with My deposits buy new insurance policy
Plan Checkout or leave as periodic tenancy
Should tenant the not leave
Issue a section 21 or/and section 8 notice
Will Tenants Leave?
Conclude exit return of deposit and recover any monies due
If not done so already Issue Notice S21 & S8
Notice date passed tenants left?
Section 8 used apply for possession
If section 21 Issued apply for possession by post no court hearing usually
Court Hearing always. Where section 8 used
Possession Order Granted?
No remedy breach before you can proceed further
Landlord and tenant notified by courts of date tenant must leave
Tenants leaves on/before said date?
YES landlord has possession conclude exit return of deposit and recover any monies due
The landlord must be in receipt of a possession order to apply for a bailiff
Only a court Bailiff can remove a tenant if they refuse to leave
Tenants refuse to leave
If the tenant will not leave of their own accord one must apply to the courts for a posession order having previously served a valid section 21 or section 8 notice.
See breaches and no renewal letter.
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.