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Coronavirus Act 2020 and Protection from Eviction

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Since my earlier blog on Housing related matters there has been a further update to the extent that all Housing possession claims are to be suspended for a period of 90 days.

There is provision for this time limit to be extended.

The announcement appears to cover all tenancies that have protection under the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 and mortgage possession claims.

This will no doubt have a significant impact both upon Landlords and Tenants.

In addition to the above and pursuant to new legislation, namely the Coronavirus Act 2020, Landlords must now take steps to serve 3 month Notices upon tenants.

Contact our specialist housing advisors

Chattertons Solicitors have expert Housing advisors and you should not hesitate to contact one of the team for further advice:-

Key contacts:-

Nigel Bescoby             Chartered Legal Executive     01522 781474

nigel.bescoby@chattertons.com

Annette Wood             Solicitor                                   01522 781476

annette.wood@chattertons.com

Andrew Morley           Chartered Legal Executive     01522 551154

andrew.morley@chattertons.com

This blog is written to raise awareness of the issues. While every effort has been made to ensure it is accurate at the time of publication it may not be updated even if the law changes. It is not intended to be specific legal advice and cannot be relied upon as such. Chattertons are not responsible or liable for any action or not taken as a result of this blog.

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