Possession claim notice: effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the tenant

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When making a possession claim in England or Wales, new rules require you to tell the court what you know about how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected the tenants and their dependants. You can do that with this document.

You'll need to use it in 2 situations:

1. When starting a new accelerated possession procedure (i.e. section 21) claim on or after 3 August 2020, sending it with claim form N5B; or

2. At any possession hearing (i.e. under the section 8 or section 21 procedure) for claims that were made on or after 3 August 2020. You must bring 2 copies to the hearing and give a copy to the tenants at least 14 days before it.

This notice is required even if you don't know what effect the pandemic has had on the tenants.

This product is suitable for use in: England & Wales

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