This is the wording of the ground “The condition of the dwelling-house or any of the common parts has deteriorated owing to acts of waste by, or the neglect or default of, the tenant or any other person residing in the dwelling-house and, in the case of an act of waste by, or the neglect […]
Rent arrears are a big problem for landlords, particularly as it can take such a long time to get non paying tenants out through the courts. Here are three tactics you can use to try to prevent them occurring in the first place.
Here is the wording of the Act “Any obligation of the tenancy (other than one related to the payment of rent) has been broken or not performed.” Now lets pick it apart. Quite a short ground again but as usual with far wider connotations. First thing to note is that although most tenancy agreements will […]
In this Grounds for Eviction post we look at Ground 11 – persistent delay in paying rent. Ben looks at the ground and how to defend it while Tessa reports on a case she did where this ground was used
This is the wording in the Act “Some rent lawfully due from the tenant— (a) is unpaid on the date on which the proceedings for possession are begun; and (b) except where subsection (1)(b) of section 8 of this Act applies, was in arrears at the date of the service of the notice under that […]
The government have amended the section 8 prescribed form AGAIN. This is the third change in about a year. If you want to serve notice on your tenant using the section 8 notice (which you need to use for all claims based on one of the ‘grounds for eviction’ set out in Schedule 2 of […]