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Can I be evicted from my home I have rented for the last 21

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Can I be evicted from my home I have rented for the last 21 years, I have never had a short hold agreement?.
Also can the landlord come onto the property ( garden area ) with out permission?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 3 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.

Was it as a result of a Court order?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No, landlord served notice via email.
Rent has bee paid on time every time
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 3 months ago.

What type of tenancy do you have?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Have lived here for 21 years, without any agreement being signed
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 3 months ago.

Can you remember the date?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
May 97
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Sorry I meant may 1998
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 3 months ago.

Thanks. Its bad news then I am afraid - you would have what is called an assured shorthold tenancy.

This means it can be ended by giving at least 2 months notice.

No, the Landlord can not come onto the property without permission unless there is a good reason - such as to deliver the letter or to carry out periodic inspections.

But sadly the Landlord has a right to ask for possession with notice, given the type of tenancy you have.

I am sorry if this is not the answer you want, nor the one I want to give you, but I have a duty to be honest.

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 2 months ago.

You have rated POOR SERVICE which affects my personal standing on the site, despite me giving you the legal answer.

I have outlined the type of tenancy you have and that it can be terminated with 2 months notice.
What else do you want to know?

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