Sometimes, it may be cumbersome to successfully evict a tenant, and if you want to evict a tenant legally in Halifax, West Yorkshire, you may be required to do it according to steps from Denbigh Franks.
This post from Denbigh Franks is concerned with Halifax's Assured Shorthold Tenancies which include fixed term tenancies (they run for a certain period of time) in Northowram and periodic tenancies (run monthly or weekly without fixed end date) in Hipperholme.
Issuing or giving a Section 21 Notice in Halifax is the first step towards evicting a tenant in Brighouse, which lets the tenants know you want them out of your property at the end of the period stated in the notice.
When a tenant in Halifax has dishonoured terms of the tenancy in West Yorkshire, a Section 8 notice must be provided instead.
Depending on the terms and conditions of your Brighouse tenancy agreement, the notices may vary from 2 weeks to 2 months.
Generally, in Halifax you will have to give 2 months' notice, however, there are also few exceptions e.g. when the tenant in Hipperholme has been using the property for less than 6 months or if the property in Brighouse is an HMO without a license.
You can opt to make use of a West Yorkshire Professional Notice Servers service in Halifax to ensure that your tenants receive the notice without fail in Brighouse, Hipperholme, or Northowram.
You have the right to apply for a Standard Possession Order in the Halifax court if the tenant of Northowram, Brighouse, or Hipperholme doesn't leave the property even after receiving the notice.
The cost of this is £325 in Halifax, West Yorkshire.
In case you are not clamming any rent arrears in Halifax, West Yorkshire from the tenant, you can apply for an Accelerated Possession Order costing £355 in Brighouse, Northowram, or Hipperholme, and its quicker because it doesn't involve a court hearing.
You only need to visit the Halifax, West Yorkshire's County Court and fill a form.
The West Yorkshire court will then send a copy to the tenants in Northowram, Hipperholme, or Brighouse, who will have to respond within 14 days.
This time can be extended only by the County Judge in Halifax in the event that the tenant is having serious difficulties.
You have one final option available if the tenants in Northowram, Brighouse, or Hipperholme do not leave after following the steps above: In West Yorkshire, apply for a Warrant for Possession.
In this instance, you would pay £121 for the Denbigh Franks bailiffs to evict the tenant from Brighouse, Hipperholme, or Northowram.
To accelerate the process, you can request for the case to be transferred to the High Court from the County Court of West Yorkshire, and a Denbigh Franks enforcement officer from the High court will carry out the eviction.
This can only be done if you are demanding more than £600, which includes West Yorkshire court fees in Halifax.
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