Possession Adviser - Starting Possession
Here you will find everything you need to know when it comes to getting possession of a property back. Click through our Possession Adviser panel on the left for advice, information and resources to help you through the process.
Tenants have important rights which prevent them being evicted or unlawfully harassed by a landlord. For most types of tenancy, the landlord will need to obtain a court order before he can evict his tenants. Landlords should check that they understand the correct procedures before starting any possession action.
Which possession route?
You will also need to decide which route is most appropriate and issue the correct notice on your tenant. For assured shorthold tenancies, there are two main routes which you can follow: Section 21 and Section 8.