I have received notice from my landlord
If you rent your home privately, your landlord must give you notice for you to leave. Illegal eviction is a criminal offence.
If your landlord tries to remove you from your home, contact the police on 101.
If your landlord wants you to leave without giving you a reason, they must:
- give you two months written notice
- get a possession order from the court when the written notice expires
Tell your landlord that a notice is required if they want you to leave. Your landlord cannot force you to leave your home without giving you notice. It is an offence under the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 to remove you from your home without a court order.
We can support you and your landlord
Tell your landlord that we can offer any support to help resolve the situation and try to help you stay in the property - contact us.