Serve S8 and S21 but with different expiry dates?

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    I have a nightmare tenant who is now 3 months in arrears with the rent. He is also a nutcase. I have served him with a section 8 on grounds 8, 10, 11 and 14. The S8 expires on 23rd Sep. Can I also serve a S21 now which expires a day after the tenancy expires on the 4th December? I want this in place in case for some reason the S8 Fails. My question is if the expiry date on the S21 is 4th Dec but the expiry date on the S8 is 23rd Sep, could the tenant then use this against me and argue he can leave on the 4th Dec?


    No problem. Check s21 against Mark Prichard's checker on his website.
    I am legally unqualified: If you need to rely on advice check it with a suitable authority - eg a solicitor specialising in landlord/tenant law...



      Thanks. I was a bit worried that the S21 date would supersede that of the section 8.

      Kind Regards.


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