The government has announced an extension to the tenant eviction ban for a further 2 months. The courts are likely to follow this by extending the stay on all possession proceedings for a further 2 month, until the end of August.
Nothing has been said about the ability to forfeit a commercial tenants lease, yet. So watch this space!
Commercial Landlords should not forget to ensure they serve Notices under S17 Landlord and Tenants (Covenants) Act 1995 on former tenants or their guarantors, if they want to preserve the right to recover any rent arrears from them.
Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, if you have any concerns or issues, please contact Michael Shapiro directly on: [email protected] or 0207 822 2246.
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