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Section 21 evictions

Hi all
With all the current publicity given to scrapping S21 because of revenge evictions has everyone forgotten that the Deregulation act 2015 prevented this happening
Or did I miss something and they changed the law without my noticing

Hi Chris, I think that most tenants don’t know about the revenge eviction rules. They don’t know that S21s are invalidated by a lack of gas certificate. They don’t know that the Deregulation Act exists. That means that in practice, most tenants would assume, if served a S21, that they must indeed move out.

Sam