Friday, 28 October 2016

Court Decision Will Hit Landlords In The Pocket

Landlords who want to evict tenants who have breached suspended possession orders are being warned they must go to court with evidence of the breach before they can act. The warning comes following a case in which the Appeal Court ruled the council (Cardiff) acted incorrectly by actioning the possession order after it was alleged the tenant had breached the terms. The ruling will have significant implications for landlords applying for warrants of possession in the County Court – with the process set to become more expensive and time consuming as a result.The case concerned a tenant who had a suspended possession order relating to antisocial behaviour, which they subsequently breached. Read more on the RLA website.

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