Commercial tenants protected from eviction until the end of 2020

Commercial tenants protected from eviction until the end of 2020

In its press release on 16 September 2020, the government has confirmed the extension of its support to businesses by continuing the suspension of action to forfeit commercial leases and evict commercial tenants to the end of this year. The government’s support is aimed at businesses that have been hardest hit by Covid-19 and where

Residential possession proceedings; No evictions over Christmas and Notice periods change.

Residential possession proceedings; No evictions over Christmas and Notice periods change.

Housing Secretary Robert Jennick announced on 11th September 2020 that there will be a “truce” on enforcement action for tenants facing eviction in England and Wales over the Christmas period.  He has also said evictions will not be enforced in areas subject to local lockdowns.  Bailiffs will be told that they should not enforce Possession