How much notice do I have to give my letting agent?

How much notice do I have to give my letting agent?

1 month’s notice if your tenancy runs from month to month. 4 weeks’ notice if your tenancy runs from week to week. If you live with your landlord. You don’t have to give a set amount of notice (unless your tenancy agreement says otherwise).

Can an agent serve a section 21 notice?

After June 1st 2019, landlords and letting agents cannot use Section 21 notice if they hold illegally collected fees and deposits. Under no circumstances can the landlord forcefully evict you from the property. Section 21 only grants them the authority to seek possession from the court.

Can I serve section 21 without EPC?

Therefore, landlords of properties let under assured shorthold tenancies that were granted or renewed prior to 1 October 2015, when serving a section 21 notice seeking possession, are not required to serve an EPC or comply with the Gas Safety Regulations (Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998).

Is it illegal to let a property without an EPC?

If you are interested in renting a property from a landlord or letting agent they must show you an EPC that is valid. It is against the law to advertise a property for rent without an EPC.

Does a section 21 notice end a tenancy?

You may have been the perfect tenant and paid your rent on time but section 21 allows your landlord to evict you without having to give a reason. Getting a section 21 notice doesn’t end your tenancy. Your tenancy carries on until you leave voluntarily or you are evicted by the court.

Can you issue section 21 at the moment?

You can only get a section 21 notice if you have an assured shorthold tenancy. If you’re not sure what type of tenancy you have, use Shelter’s tenancy checker to find out. If your landlord gives you a section 21 notice and you don’t have an assured shorthold tenancy, your notice won’t be valid.

Can my landlord just turn up unannounced?

If it is a legitimate reason, you can ask them to come at a different time. Apart from genuine emergencies, landlords cannot enter a tenant’s home without their consent unless they have a court order. If they do so, it could be considered harassment, which counts as a criminal offence.

Can I refuse viewings?

If you don’t want your landlord or letting agent to organise viewings you can refuse and they may not enter without your permission. A landlord who serves a so-called ‘no fault eviction’ section 21 notice, however, does not need to prove that they are acting reasonably.