Category Archives: Tenant : Legal Advice

  • What is a Section 8 Notice to quit?

    Submitted by photographer on Fri, 23/09/2011 - 12:16

    A ‘section 8 notice to quit’, also known as a ‘section 8 possession notice’, is so called because it operates under section 8 of the Housing Act 1988.  A section 8 notice is different from the more common section 21 notice to quit in that is served on the tenant by a landlord wishing to […]

  • What is a Section 21 Notice to quit

    Submitted by photographer on Fri, 23/09/2011 - 12:04

    A ‘Section 21 Notice to Quit’, so called because it operates under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988, is the notice a landlord can give to a tenant to regain possession of a property at the end of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST).  The landlord is able to issue the tenant with a section […]