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    Good evening.

    Our T is in arrears, and I completely forgot how to go about eviction. Could somebody give me the link to read on how to do it or direct me to relevant information in the forum. It's STA for the first 6 months, has rented for 8 months but we made a new T agreement two months ago because of the rent increase. I believe it's S8 in this case as S21 can't be served till the end of the new T asgreement (where do I print it out?). Do we need to send a warning letter first or can just send S8? And - completely forgot what to do next. Is it in documents below Section8 form3 England?

    Thank you for your help.

    Am I right in that Grounds 8(b) - monthly rent and 10a) - rent is unpaid on the date on which the proceedings for possession are begun. Does ground 11 apply (persistently delayed paying rent) in case of two months' non-payment?


      STA - are you in Scotland?
      When I post, I am expressing an opinion - feel free to disagree, I have been wrong before.
      Please don't act on my suggestions without checking with a grown-up (ideally some kind of expert).


        In England. New T agreement made 2 months ago, so has to be S8. I was told it can be filled online? Where? What next? Any directions would be helpful.

        Thank you.


          You need to use the prescribed form of the s8 (which is on the UK government website and on various landlord association sites) and complete it.
          You should probably use as many grounds as seem relevant, the judge may decide that two month's isn't persistent, but you may as well use everything you can (obviously don't be daft).

          The ground that matters is ground 8 - does your tenancy agreement allow that ground to be used in the fixed term?

          If you are unsure, there are good on line guides to what to do, and landlord associations have help lines.
          You could even pay someone to do the lot.
          When I post, I am expressing an opinion - feel free to disagree, I have been wrong before.
          Please don't act on my suggestions without checking with a grown-up (ideally some kind of expert).


            Hi, thanks for that.
            My T Agreement's Terms and Conditions say the following: If at any time any part of the Rent is outstanding 21 days after it's due (whether formally demanded or not), the Landlord may recover possession of the property and this contract will come to an end.
            Is it what you mean? It seems to allow to use ground 8 in the fixed term, right?


              I don't think that this clause sounds correct for the use of Sec 8.
              Allow tenants to protect their own deposits. I want free money when they do it wrong


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