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  • Reply to Dogs
    by royw
    What does your AST say about it?
    05-12-2021, 23:20 PM
  • Dogs
    by Bridge2020
    My tenant has asked if he can get a dog. Where do I stand on this ?...
    05-12-2021, 11:23 AM
  • Advice on s.8 & s.21
    by Hetty911
    Hi all,

    Long time lurker, first time poster. Would be grateful for advice on the below.

    Have a tenant on a AST which expired in July and has rolled onto a periodic tenancy. Over past 6 months rent has been delayed, partial and on two occasions unpaid. 2 months rent is missing...
    05-12-2021, 22:01 PM
  • Reply to Accelerated possession order
    by Hudson01
    Unless the tenant has dependent children, some, or all with a disability, and some other form of vulnerability for her/him self..... they will be in a crummy emergency accommodation flea pit or a dumpy flat in a place resembling the film set of '' Escape from New York ''. They are deluded.
    05-12-2021, 20:36 PM
  • Accelerated possession order
    by Pariah81
    A tenant has refused to leave the property at the end of her tenancy and has now asked to be evicted as in her words 'that will make her eligible for a council house'.

    I am sending an accelerated possession order through the courts but whilst completed the forms noticed two apparent errors...
    05-12-2021, 18:12 PM
  • Reply to Accelerated possession order
    by theartfullodger
    Thatcher's 1988 housing act makes it clear tenant does not have to leave at end of fixed term

    Why help tenant take a council property from a more deserving case? I'd decline to serve s21. S8 if possible... (was she ever late with rent?)
    05-12-2021, 19:17 PM
  • Reply to Accelerated possession order
    by Pariah81
    Ok so it looks like the section 21 notice is invalid as a result of this error. The deposit scheme was not in place at the time of the notice.

    Apparently the deposit has to be returned in full....
    05-12-2021, 18:35 PM
  • Reply to Dogs
    by ash72
    The good thing is they have asked you prior to getting one, so the decision is yours. If you do decide then I would suggest you increase rent to compensate for your loss in the future.
    05-12-2021, 17:21 PM
  • Reply to Dogs
    by jpkeates
    I wouldn't, but it does depend on what type of dog.
    You should assume your carpets will all need replacing.
    05-12-2021, 16:21 PM
  • Reply to STA, Section 8 and Court delays/Christmas
    by jpkeates
    Assuming it's an AST (STA's are Scottish)...
    You don't have to renew the tenancy, just let it become periodic.
    And, you're right, don't renew it.

    To repossess, you'll either have to attend court or pay a solicitor to do so on your behalf.

    If the tenant doesn't owe...
    05-12-2021, 16:13 PM
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