The UK Government has announced plans to consult on new legislation to abolish Section 21 evictions, which are also called no fault evictions in England. This will effectively create open ended tenancies, and lead to what the Government believe will be more effective means of getting their property back when they genuinely need to do so.

Under the UK Government’s proposals, landlords will have to provide a concrete, evidenced reason already specified in law for bringing tenancies to an end.

To ensure landlords have confidence the Government will allow them to be able to end tenancies where they have legitimate reason to do so. To this end, Ministers at Westminster will amend the Section 8 eviction process, so property owners are able to regain their home should they wish to sell it or move into it.

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