Delay in Issuing Possession Notice from Court
Tenancy Types and Management

Mellors500
Mellors500
9 Thanks
121 Posts
17 years ago
0
We were granted possession in 14 days under Section 8 (8,10 &11) on 4th July. The tenant did not attend as he was in Crown Court for sentencing on a criminal charge (good class of tenant). I rang the Court two days later to see when the notice would be issued as the tenant says he will not move out until he receives the notice as advised by his solicitor. He didn't go to jail so he wants to stay on in the property for a further rent free period. The Court clerk is on holiday so there will be a delay in issuing the notice - they say the notice doesn't start until the issue, I expected the notice to commence when the Judge signed the Court Order. Am I correct? What if my tenant blocks up his (my)letterbox? He has overstayed his welcome now rent free for 5 months and I need him out as soon as possible. I thought the end was in sight but now seems we have to wait for one court clerk to finish his holidays!

Please Login

You must be logged in to participate in our forums, to continue please login below.

Not a member? From only £99 you can join in the discussion and get access to member's only resources and services.

As the home for landlords, the NRLA are here to help you save time, save money, and stay compliant. NRLA membership gives you access to a vast range of expertise, resources, and exclusive member benefits and savings, designed to help and empower members. We also play a pivotal role in campaigning and championing the interests of landlords.