NOTICE REQUIRING POSSESSION OF A PROPERTY IN
ENGLAND LET ON AN ASSURED SHORTHOLD TENANCY
FORM NO. 6A
Housing Act 1988 section 21(1) and (4) (as amended)
INFORMATION FOR TENANTS
This notice tells you that your landlord requires possession of your home.
You should read it carefully and seek advice about your circumstances as quickly as possible.
You are entitled to at least two months' notice before being required to give up possession of your home. In some circumstances a longer notice period may be required.
If you do not leave your home by the date given in section 2, your landlord may apply to the court for an order under Section 21(1) or (4) of the Housing Act 1988 requiring you to give up possession.
If you are worried about this notice, and what you should do about it, take it immediately to Citizens' Advice, a housing advice centre, a law centre or a solicitor.
If you are a debtor and you are in a 'breathing space', you should inform your debt advisor.
If you believe you are at risk of homelessness as a result of receiving this notice, then you should contact your local authority for support.
Free independent advice is also available from Shelterline on 0808 800 4444 or via the Shelter website at: https://www.shelter.org.uk/.
Further information about this notice and the possession process can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/understanding-the-possession-action-process-guidance-for-landlords-and-tenants.
2. You are required to leave the below address after: .
If you do not leave, your landlord may apply to the court for an order under Section 21(1) or (4) of the Housing Act 1988 requiring you to give up possession of:
3. If your landlord does not apply to the court within a given timeframe this notice will lapse. If you are entitled to more than 2 months', notice your landlord can rely on this notice to apply to the court during the period of 4 months commencing from the date specified in section 2 above. In all other cases, your landlord can rely on this notice to apply to the court during the period of 6 months commencing from the date this notice is given to you.
4. Name and address of landlord or landlord's agent:
(To be completed in full by the landlord, or, in the case of joint landlords, at least one of the joint landlords, or by someone authorised to give notice on the landlord's behalf.)
Capacity (please tick): Landlord
Capacity (please tick): Joint landlord(s)
Capacity (please tick): Landlord’s agent