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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: 12 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 12 months ago.

Do you mean can you be evicted?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
I do.
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Can I receive any answer?
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
I do not understand why you take money for nothing.
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Some said that they couldn't do it.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 12 months ago.

Are you in the middle of an AST?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
What does AST mean? I have to leave this property up to 2 nd of September.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 12 months ago.

Assured shorthold tenancy agreement.

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
but it was renewed in 2011 for 6 months.
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
The first was signed by us in November, 2009.
Customer: replied 12 months 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 12 months ago.
The second AST...
Expert:  Jo C. replied 12 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 12 months 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 12 months ago.
Can the lanlord evict me any time?
Expert:  Jo C. replied 12 months 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 12 months ago.
Even I have a disabled husband and a child?
Expert:  Jo C. replied 11 months ago.

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