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carterowl
28-04-2009, 10:22 AM
hi

first thread so treat gently

tenant is in first 6 months of tenancy and made first 2 monthly payments but since then nothing and no contact

he is now owing 2 months so am looking to serve section 8 on grounds or arrears

what date am i allowed to put on section 8 as end date

is it 2 weeks from now

2 months from now

or do i have to put end date of first 6 month tenancy

as this would be 4 months owing

any help appreciated

jeffrey
28-04-2009, 11:04 AM
1. Serve s.8 Notice (on grounds 8/10/11, if applicable).
2. After two weeks, begin proceedings.
3. Er, that's it.

carterowl
28-04-2009, 11:31 AM
a law firm has said that as tenancy is in first 6 months

section 8 end date has been put as the last date of the first 6 month tenancy so i am now sat waiting for this date to come ?

based on reply above being first 6 months of tenancy is irrelevant and i could have served 8 with just 2 weeks notice on and started proceedings already ?

Krispy
28-04-2009, 11:34 AM
a law firm has said that as tenancy is in first 6 months

section 8 end date has been put as the last date of the first 6 month tenancy so i am now sat waiting for this date to come ?

based on reply above being first 6 months of tenancy is irrelevant and i could have served 8 with just 2 weeks notice on and started proceedings already ?

You have a confusion of S.8 and S.21, you dont need to wait for the end of the fixed term for S.8

carterowl
28-04-2009, 11:41 AM
hi

no the law firm is confused

they have issued the section 8

on 16/3 with last residing day stated as 31/5 to tie in with tenancy end date

from replies this seems to be wrong

i could have had the notice served with last resding day as say 1/4

Paul Gibbs
28-04-2009, 13:27 PM
hi

no the law firm is confused


i could have had the notice served with last residing day as say 1/4

correct - serve a new one now with 2 week deadline? That is still sooner than the date in the original notice.

jeffrey
28-04-2009, 13:54 PM
carterowl: did you not actually read post #2? Why are you still asking?