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    can you evict a tenant who is not clean ie does not keep the property clean, i know it sounds harsh but this tenant is really bad at keeping my property clean. at times i have to tell him what to use to keep the property clean and also since he arrived i have had an infulx of cockroachs and mice for which the local council delat with. so are there grounds to evict a tenant who does not keep the property clean. thanks

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    section 21.
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    • #3
      thanks for the reply do u mean

      i can evict under sec 21 on the gorunds of not keeping the property clean?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by nask70 View Post
        i can evict under sec 21 on the gorunds of not keeping the property clean?
        S21 has no grounds. It is unconditional.

        It can't expire before the end of a fixed term though, etc.
        Now signature free.

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        • #5
          Or section 8, citing ground 12.
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          • #6
            But section 21 is guaranteed possession. Section 8 ground 12 is not!
            GOVERNMENT HEALTH WARNING: I am a woman and am therefore prone to episodes of PMT... if you don't like what I have to say you can jolly well put it in your pipe and SMOKE IT!!

            Oh and on a serious note... I am NOT a Legal person and therefore anything I post could be complete and utter drivel... but its what I have learned in the University called Life!

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            • #7
              Originally posted by justaboutsane View Post
              But section 21 is guaranteed possession. Section 8 ground 12 is not!
              Yes- so? Better to have two strings to one's bow, surely?
              And s.8 works even during fixed term; s.21 possession operative only when/after term ends.
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