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I received a 21 notice can I be thrown away the property by

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Hello, I received a 21 notice can I be thrown away the property by the landlord?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Do you mean can you be evicted?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I do.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can I receive any answer?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I do not understand why you take money for nothing.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Some said that they couldn't do it.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Are you in the middle of an AST?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What does AST mean? I have to leave this property up to 2 nd of September.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Assured shorthold tenancy agreement.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
but it was renewed in 2011 for 6 months.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The first was signed by us in November, 2009.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
At first we shared this property with my brother in law, and the second one was signed only by me and my husband.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The second AST...
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

OK but are you currently on an AST? If so, when does it end?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It has not been renewed since 2011 and it was signed for 6 months. In June I received the notice 21. And I have to leave the house up to the2 nd of September.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can the lanlord evict me any time?
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

In that case, you are on a periodic tenancy agreement and the landlord can serve a S21 notice at any time.

He has to give you no less than two months notice on or before the date of the rent date. However, if that is done correctly then the S21 is valid and you can be evicted.

He cannot just turn up and change the locks though. He will need a court order to put you out of the house.

Can I clarify anything for you?

Jo

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Even I have a disabled husband and a child?
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Yes, your circumstances are not the problem of the landlord I'm afraid.