CONTACTS FOR ADVICE AND HELP

"Eviction is still a legal process that can take several months.

You will always get notice and sometimes you can stop an eviction."

Shelter – housing and homelessness charity who offer advice and support.

Shelter's Advice Link for Landlord Harrassment :

How to deal with harassment from landlords or agents - Shelter England

 

"The police might say illegal eviction and harassment is a civil matter. If they do, tell them it's a criminal offence under Section 1, Protection from Eviction Act 1977."

  • Your local housing authority – to make a complaint about your landlord or agent, or about the condition of your property. And to check if your property is HMO ( House of Multiple Occupation) Licensed.

By law a landlord must:

Repair and maintain gas pipework, flues and appliances in safe condition

Ensure an annual gas safety check on each appliance and flue

Keep a record of each safety check​