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On the 5 June 2020, the Housing Secretary made an announcement that the suspension of evictions from Private or Social Landlords would be extended until 23 August 2020.

As a result of this decision it is unlikely that the vast majority of possession Hearings will be heard until the end of August going forward. In addition to this announcement the Master of the Rolls is setting up a working group to look at appropriate arrangements for when Possession Claims resume.

It is clear that the above decision is going to have an impact upon Landlords and Tenants and those unsure of their position or needing advice should contact us.

Chattertons Solicitors have a specialist Housing Team who can be contacted via:-

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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