With the announcement in January that the government is planning to abolish Section 21 notices, The Telegraph's recent article raises the important issue of an already stretched sector becoming even more strained.
It's foreseeable that if a landlord cannot have the guarantee of recovering their property from a bad tenant, they will sell up and move on. If landlords do sell up, what is next? Will rent prices sky rocket? This remains to be seen.
It is imperative that if the government are to abolish Section 21 notices, they implement a comprehensive new process to recover your property from a bad tenant. If they don't, they risk a crisis in the private rental market.
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