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Grounds for Possession - Assured Shorthold Tenancies The Housing Act 1988 as amended by the Housing Act 1996 lays down certain circumstances (grounds) under which a landlord may successfully apply to court for possession. The grounds for possession fall into two categories: mandatory, where the...
Key Points Have clear unambiguous agreements and terms of business - don't skimp on these Have a system for debt collection, don't delay, make an impact, follow a time table. Be persistent and patient - it can time time to collect debt,...

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Rent Arrears, Service Charge Disputes, Deposit Disputes, Disrepair and Dilapidations Claims, plus general debts are all common reasons why Landlords, Tenants and Letting Agents would consider using the Small Claims Court. The Small Claims Court in England and Wales is designed to resolve disputes...
Using the Small Claims Court to Recover Debts From April 2013 the limit for a Small Claim has been increased from £5,000 to £10,000 Landlords, letting agents and businesses in general often have reason to resort to the Small Claims Court...
Obtaining Possession Using Section 8 Notices This article explains how to gain possession of your residential rental property using the Section 8 procedure. Section 8 is a breach of contract court procedure. There are 17 grounds for possession listed in the Housing...
Obtaining Possession Using Section 21 Notices Updated October 2016 This article explains how to gain possession of your residential rental property in the most efficient way possible. You may just want your property back for your own use, or to sell,...