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Ash
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Category: Property Law
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We are renting our family home to someone via a agency. The

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We are renting our family home to someone via a agency. The person who is on the tenancy agreement has left the property. It turn out his girlfriend with her children. is still in the property. She is on housing benefit, which we don't want. The agency has sent her a contract without tell us. Can we get her out.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts :

my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Alex Watts :

please let me know whether they are in the fixed period of the contract?

JACUSTOMER-dgmgz3pr- : Yes but finishing this month
Alex Watts :

Ok. Yes you can get them out.

Alex Watts :

You need to serve what is called a Section 21 notice.

Alex Watts :

There are lots of templates online. But you serve this, you do have to give a tenant 2 months notice.

Alex Watts :

But once you serve this notice it asks them to leave in 2 months.

Alex Watts :

Then if they refuse to leave you can issue proceedings .

Alex Watts :

But start by serving the Section 21 notice to quit

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything about this today please?

Alex Watts :

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