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    Hi everyone,

    Could i ask some advice if someone could be so kind to help?

    I am filling out a possession claim online after a valid section 8 notice and i am wondering if i can fill in three grounds (8, 10 & 11) in the section "Reason For Possession" instead of just ground 8?

    My tenant from hell is two months behind and i dont think they intend to pay but just in case they pay something i read somewhere that the judge may take grounds 10 and 11 (continually late and some rent in arrears as of time of hearing) and continue to issue the possession order?

    The online method looks fairly straightforward - so im hoping this will be over quickly as the tenant is a nightmare, a pathological liar and i believe they have a history of this. Its making me very uneasy and im losing sleep!

    Also if anyone has any comments or advice for the online method let me know.

    FYI: its a six month shorthold assured tenancy and its entering into the sixth month now. I have already issued a section 21 (as the two months will be after the tenancy runs out). The tentant is over two months in arrears (hence the section 8).
    Thanks in advance,

    What grounds were cited on the section 8 notice?


      My solicitor delivered the section 8 and 21 notices so im not sure if they included grounds 10 & 11 on the section 8. I know ground 8 is.

      Does the possession order and section 8 grounds have to match exactly?



        "Possession is sought under ground 8, and/or 10 and/or 11 of Schedule 2 Housing Act 1988 as amended by Housing Act 1996"

        Fail to put this in and the judge will either strike out the claim or will suspend the possesion order.


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