The transfer signifies that eviction notices – which had been set to start once more on Monday 11 January – is not going to be issued throughout the newest coronavirus lockdown. The topic will likely be reviewed and the ban might be prolonged once more in future.
The Authorities says there will likely be exceptions within the “most egregious” instances – for instance the place there are extreme anti-social behaviour points.
Landlords proceed to be required to provide six-month discover durations to tenants earlier than evicting them till a minimum of 31 March besides in probably the most severe circumstances.
The principles will apply in England, however Scotland launched related guidelines banning eviction orders earlier this week till 31 March. The Welsh Authorities will even ban evictions till 31 March. In Northern Eire, landlords want to provide 12 weeks discover earlier than eviction.
See additional particulars and your full rights in our Coronavirus Finance and Bills information.