Housing possession and re-possession actions held by UK court for 90 days

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In the wake of the current COVID-19 situation, as of 27 March 2020, there has been a decision made that the Court Service will suspend all ongoing housing possession actions.

Cases currently in the system, or any about to go in the system, can not progress to the stage where someone could be evicted. This suspension of housing possessions action will last for 90 days, but can be extended thereafter if needed.

To review the government guidance documentation on the matter please follow this link

Please note that this update is not intended to be exhaustive or be a substitute for legal advice. The application of the law in this area will often depend upon the specific facts and you are advised to seek specific advice on any given scenario.

If you have any questions about the suspension or are looking for advice about property then please call our specialist Property Litigation Team today on 01903 229999, emailĀ info@bennett-griffin.co.uk, or complete our contact form below.