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faawilliams
10-12-2011, 14:19 PM
Different landlord names on Section 21 and tenancy agreement - Both own the property

Does this invalidate the section 21 notice?

Snorkerz
10-12-2011, 14:59 PM
Yes, unless the tenant has been advised that the landlord has changed from "Mr A Bloggs" to "Mr A Bloggs & Ms B Jones" - it must be the landlords name as the only person who can evict is the landlord.

jjones
12-12-2011, 13:59 PM
When you say landlord - is the estate agent the landlord or just acting for the landlord? Can an estate agent issue a S21 with only their name on it or must it say something like "on behalf of the landlord...".

thesaint
12-12-2011, 14:52 PM
It seems like there are joint owners, and one name is on the tenancy agreement, and the other is on the Sec 21.

The OP needs to give a lot more information than the one line sentence in the opening paragraph

Snorkerz
12-12-2011, 15:23 PM
When you say landlord - is the estate agent the landlord or just acting for the landlord? Can an estate agent issue a S21 with only their name on it or must it say something like "on behalf of the landlord...".Well, the legislation says 'the landlord' must give notice.

I take this to mean that "Lettem and Weep Ltd" can not say "we require possession", but as agents for the landlord, they may be able to say "the landlord requires possession" (as opposed to "Mr Bloggs requires possession").

mariner
12-12-2011, 17:29 PM
If we assume that the property is jointly owned by 2 persons acting as joint LLs, this would appear to apply (from another thread)

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/50/section/21

(a)that the landlord or, in the case of joint landlords, at least one of them has given to the tenant a notice [F4in writing] stating that, after a date specified in the notice, being the last day of a period of the tenancy and not earlier than two months after the date the notice was given, possession of the dwelling-house is required by virtue of this section;

It is best that any Notice includes the identical T/LL details that appear in the Tenancy Agreement IMO

Snorkerz
12-12-2011, 21:10 PM
If we assume that the property is jointly owned by 2 persons acting as joint LLs, this would appear to apply (from another thread)

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/50/section/21

(a)that the landlord or, in the case of joint landlords, at least one of them has given to the tenant a notice [F4in writing] stating that, after a date specified in the notice, being the last day of a period of the tenancy and not earlier than two months after the date the notice was given, possession of the dwelling-house is required by virtue of this section;

It is best that any Notice includes the identical T/LL details that appear in the Tenancy Agreement IMOThey can not be joint landlords because only one of them is mentioned on the tenancy agreement.