Serve Section 21(b) with the AST or after placing deposit in scheme?
Possession - Section 8 and Section 21

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10 years ago

1. I have seen quite a few threads where there it has been suggested to serve the S21b notice at the start of the AST when everything is amicable and it is easy to get their acceptance.

2. But then I have also seen threads where it is saying that the deposit must be put into a scheme along and the prescribed info issued to the tenant prior to issuing S21b.

Which is correct?

If point 1. is true, I am planning on getting the AST signed on 22nd December, with an AST start date of 23rd December.I presume I cannot issue the S21b on 22nd December as it is too early. Can I post it through the letterbox on 22nd December so that receipt of notice is assumed on 23rd December?

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