Eviction from your home
Your landlord must follow a strict legal process to evict you. In some cases, you can stop or delay the eviction.
Your rights depend on who you rent from and what type of tenancy you have. If you're not sure, use our tenancy checker.
Eviction by a private landlord or letting agent
Private residential tenancy evictions if you moved in on or after 1 December 2017.
Assured or short assured tenancy evictions if you moved in before 1 December 2017.
Regulated tenancy evictions if you moved in before 2 January 1989.
Challenging eviction by a private landlord
Eviction from social housing
Rent arrears and antisocial behaviour
Common law tenancy evictions
Mobile home site evictions
Agricultural tenancy evictions
Last updated: 3 October 2023