Seething Landlord

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Wednesday 15th January 2020


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 28

Seething Landlord

12:53 PM, 26th March 2020
About A week ago

Newly released for 6A confirming 3 months notice

Reply to the comment left by Ray Davison at 26/03/2020 - 12:45The reference to "no fault" has been the subject of much complaint from landlords since it first appeared in Form 6A ages ago. It has no statutory standing but is presumably intended to point out that the landlord does not need to, indeed cannot, specify the reason for claiming possession.
Extension of the Notice period under S8 to 3 months is dealt with in the previous section of the Act under the heading "Assured Tenancies", of which ASTs are a specific variety.... Read More

Seething Landlord

12:37 PM, 26th March 2020
About A week ago

Newly released for 6A confirming 3 months notice

Reply to the comment left by Rob Crawford at 26/03/2020 - 08:41
I can't see anything to support that interpretation. The revised form says that in those circumstances a "longer" i.e. more than 3 months notice period may be required. 3 months is the minimum.
The relevant legislation, which in any case overrides anything stated in Form 6A is schedule 29 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 - the section dealing with S21 notices states:
Assured shorthold tenancies
Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 (recovery of possession on expiry or termination of assured shorthold tenancy) is to be read, in relation to notices given under subsection (1) or (4) of that section during the relevant period, as if—
(a) in subsection (1)(b) for “two months’” there were substituted “three months’”,
(b) in subsection (4)(a) for “two months” there were substituted “three months”, and
(c) in subsection (4E)(b) for “two months” there were substituted “three months”.... Read More

Seething Landlord

12:05 PM, 25th March 2020
About A week ago

Coronavirus Bill - Tenancy notices extended to 3 months

Reply to the comment left by Luke P at 25/03/2020 - 09:25
You never know, the tenant might leave on the expiry date of the s21 (and pigs might fly).... Read More

Seething Landlord

1:02 AM, 25th March 2020
About A week ago

Coronavirus Bill - Tenancy notices extended to 3 months

The change appears to take effect only from the day after the Act is passed, probably Friday 27th of March.... Read More

Seething Landlord

22:14 PM, 20th March 2020
About 2 weeks ago

Student wants to abandon tenancy agreement unilaterally?

Best of luck if you try to enforce the contract through the courts in the present climate.... Read More