If you want your shorthold tenancy tenants in Cannock to vacate your property in Etchinghill, Blackfords, or Cannock, serve them either the Section 8 or Section 21 notice, which are supported by the Housing Act, 1988.
When you give 'notice of possession' to the tenant in Cannock, a Section 21, notice of possession is provided by Denbigh Franks.
This means that, at the end of a tenancy agreement in Cannock, Staffordshire, that is fixed-term, you can resume your property's possession or engage in a break clause that is agreed.
While serving Section 21 notice you don't need to put any reason in Staffordshire for claiming possession.
First, the Section 8 notice can only be served if the tenant in Staffordshire's Cannock had crossed the line and come into some problems.
For example, a tenant causes nuisance in Cannock, not paying rent in Blackfords or destroys property in Etchinghill.
So, Section 8 notice is served when the tenant in Cannock has breached the agreement of tenancy.
However, the tenant can dispute it and it could be taken to court in Staffordshire where you will be required to provide evidence of the reason for the eviction.
The purpose of both the notices may differ, but you get the one outcome - you get the property in Cannock back.
Technically a section 21 notice isn't an eviction notice, it's a notice meant to let the tenant in Cannock know that you, the landlord, wish to repossess the property in Etchinghill, Cannock, or Blackfords once they leave.
First of all, the notice of no less than 2 months will be served to the Cannock tenant, in which they are asked to vacate the property in Staffordshire at the end of the term.
If an agreed break clause can be triggered to terminate the lease or if the fixed-term lease is over, a Section 21 notice of possession can be served in Cannock.
As the landlord, you are not required to give any reason to the Cannock tenant for gaining possession of your property in Staffordshire.
Having said that, the notice should be issued in the right manner if you desire to justify it in the court in Staffordshire.
The method of terminating the tenancies with section 21 notice went through some amendments in the Deregulation Act in 2015.
The act initially applied in Cannock to agreed or rented tenancies on or after October the 1st 2015.
However, after 1 October 2018, it applies to all tenancies in Staffordshire.
Bear the following in mind:
Denbigh Franks cannot serve a Section 21 notice within the first 4 months of lease; however, if the tenancy in Cannock is renewed when a fixed term is over, a Section 21 notice can be served at any time during the lease renewal.
Also, a Section 21 notice is enforceable for only six months from the date they issue it, but if you fail to send possession proceedings in Cannock, Staffordshire in six months period, you must serve the tenant another notice.
If a legitimate complaint is made by your tenant in Cannock about the condition of your property in Staffordshire and you fail to solve it, the tenant may then take the issue to the local housing authority; A Section 21 notice issued after the first complaint won't be valid once the notice from the local housing authority is served.
Download and Form 6A to use alongside a section 21 notice.
For a proper validation of a Section 21 notice, this information must be made available to the tenant in Cannock at the time of rental:
A safety certificate for Gas
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
The 'How to Rent' guide must also be given to a tenant at the beginning of any new tenancy
You can serve a Section 8 notice in Blackfords, Cannock, or Etchinghill seeking possession to start the eviction process if you have grounds to evict a tenant in Cannock.
Set out in Schedule 2 of the Housing Act 1988 are the circumstances for handing a Section 8 eviction notice in Staffordshire.
The common valid grounds in Cannock in Staffordshire are:
Inability to pay rent
Damage or disrepair to the property
The next thing that you must do in Cannock, Blackfords, or Etchinghill to give Section 8 notice is to fill 'Notice to seek property let possession on an assured agricultural occupancy or an assured tenancy'.
You must give your Cannock tenant between two weeks' and two months' notice depending on the terms, and you must specify the tenancy terms that have been breached.
If a specified date expired and your tenants in Cannock do not leave the property you have to apply to the Staffordshire court for a possession order.
There are chances that your Cannock tenant may refuse to vacate your property even after getting the notice from Denbigh Franks, so be prepared to act.
If you had served the tenants a Section 21 notice, have a tenancy agreement in Cannock that is written, and you do not need to claim any rent on arrears, you can use an accelerated possession order.
You can use the possession claim that is standard in Cannock if you have either served a notice under the 8 or 21 sections, or if you want to get back your property in Blackfords, Cannock, or Etchinghill and claim the tenant's rent arrears at the same time.
If the tenant in Cannock remains at the expiration of the possession order, the Staffordshire County Court Bailiff may evict the tenant on your order, a court hearing may come up if your tenant raises a serious objection or if your paperwork is out of order, and the entire process should be over within six and ten weeks.
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