‘A Practical Guide to the Ending of Assured Shorthold Tenancies’ by Elizabeth Dwomoh
Published: July 2018
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The assured shorthold tenancy was introduced under the Housing Act 1988. It has since become the most common form of tenancy in the private rented sector.
This guide provides legal practitioners, professional agents, landlords and tenants alike with a practical guide to the current law governing the termination of an assured shorthold tenancy in England. In a comprehensive, yet accessible, format this guide aims to assist the reader navigate some of the common pitfalls associated with the termination of such tenancies.
A Practical Guide to the Ending of Assured Shorthold Tenancies is written by Elizabeth Dwomoh, an experienced barrister with expertise in the field of residential landlord and tenant law.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Elizabeth Dwomoh is a barrister at Lamb Chambers. She was called to the bar in 2005. She is an experienced practitioner with a property and general commercial practice. She regularly contributes to a variety of legal publications and delivers practical pro bono seminars and workshops in areas such as commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes, housing, data protection and general contractual disputes.
Chapter One – Definition of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy
Chapter Two – Contractual Terms
Chapter Three – Termination by a Tenant
Chapter Four – Abandoned Premises
Chapter Five – Termination by a Landlord Using the “s.8 Procedure”
Chapter Six – Termination by a Landlord Using the “s.21 Procedure”
Chapter Seven – Bars to Using the s.21 Procedure: The Tenancy Deposit Scheme
Chapter Eight – Bars to Using the s.21 Procedure: Retaliatory Eviction
Chapter Nine – Bars to Using the s.21 Procedure: Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation
Chapter Ten – Bars to Using the s.21 Procedure: Gas Safety Certificate and the Energy Performance Certificate
Chapter Eleven – Bars to Using the s.21 Procedure: The How to Rent Booklet
Chapter Twelve – Possession Proceedings: The Accelerated Procedure
Chapter Thirteen – Possession Proceedings
Chapter Fourteen – Enforcement
Appendix A – Links to Prescribed Forms and Court Forms