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The eviction of a tenant has to follow a special legal procedure and the process involved depends on the type of tenancy. A landlord who tries to evict a tenant illegally may be committing a criminal offence. (Content applies to England only.)
Your home can only be repossessed by your mortgage lender if a court agrees and if the correct procedures are followed. Repossession doesn't happen automatically. You may be able to stop repossession of your home at any stage in the process and you should seek help as soon as possible. (Content applies to England only.)
If you can't pay your mortgage or any other loan secured on your home, your lender can take legal action to get back the money you owe. It may be possible to prevent any court action and avoid going to court but you need to act. Find out what to do. (Contents applies to England only.)
Your landlord's lender may try to repossess the property you are renting if your landlord does not keep up with their mortgage payments. If this happens, you may have some protection from eviction if your tenancy is binding on the landlord's lender. If not, your options will be more limited. Information on how you can get help if you are in this situation. (Content applies to England only).
A landlord or letting agent who won't let you live in your home in peace, or acts in a way intended to make you leave your home or to take away your rights could be guilty of harassment, which is a criminal offence.There are steps you can take to deal with this (This information only applies to England.)