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    Hi, Just wondering if anyone knows what the course of action to take is when a tenant is in rent arrears.
    It has only been two months now but to be honest I don't hold out much hope of any rent coming anytime in the future.
    The tenant is a 1977 Protected Tenant and he received HB to pay his rent however that gets paid to him not directly to me.
    THanks

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    You should contact the council and inform them that the HB is not being sent to you. They should then pay it direct to you.

    Not sure on eviction procedures for rent Act tenancies sorry!
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      Rent Arrears

      This may help: http://www.landlordzone.co.uk/rent%20arrears.htm

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