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Evictions: Coronavirus

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 149757, tabled on 5 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to extend the ban on evictions for the duration of the covid-19 lockdown announced in January 2021.

Answered on

15 February 2021

The Government has announced that existing legislation will be extended to ensure that bailiffs do not serve eviction notices or carry out evictions except in the most serious circumstances, such as anti-social behaviour and domestic abuse in the social sector. This legislation will be in place up to the end of 31 March and will be kept under review.