Thursday, 28 June 2012
Rent Arrears Letters
It is only once the Tenant has failed to remedy the situation
highlighted in your rent arrears letters that can you issue a
valid legal Section 8 Notice.
Should the situation not be remedied
ONLY then can you proceed with court action.
Where a Tenant is in rent arrears you have a legal obligation to
provide them and if applicable guarantors, with a statement of
account. (Section 47 Landlord Tenant Act)
Sending rent arrears letters is a requirement of the civil procedure
55 this is the Judicial system Judges MUST follow when dealing with
In Molyneax-Child-v-Coe 1996 at Guildford County Court, a landlord
who faxed a letter to his tenant at work about rent arrears had to pay
Posted by Tom Ryder at 08:09