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Good evening thank you for your question, I am sorry to hear of your situation. You will need to apply to the County Court for an Order for Possession, following which you can apply to the Bailiffs for an eviction order to have the locks changed.
Usually you would send a letter before Action, informing the occupants if they do not vacate in say 30 days you will be applying to the court to have them removed.
I was led to believe that I would first have to issue an Eviction notice. Is this not correct? If so which section would I use under the Eviction law ? They will need this so that they can go to the Council to be re-housed as the man is in his 70's.
Could you clarify this please.
Hi thank you for your message, please note that I will look to provide an accurate but nevertheless speedy reply to your inquiry. I am sorry to hear about your situation but I will endeavour to help you today.
You can issue notice under s21 namely that there is no fixed term rental agreement and you need them to leave. You can see a sample notice here for s21 notice: https://www.rocketlawyer.com/gb/en/documents/section-21
Once the notice period has passed you can then apply to the court for an eviction if they still have not moved out you need to use this form: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/form-n5-claim-form-for-possession-of-property
Send it to the nearest court that deals with housing: https://www.find-court-tribunal.service.gov.uk/services/money/housing/search-by-postcode
It costs £355 to apply. Send a cheque made payable to ‘HM Courts and Tribunals Service’ to the court with your completed form.
I trust this assists
I have just said the forms you need I have set out the process above. Once you have the eviction notice you can get the bailiffs. I trust this assists
Happy to help, take care