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Social Rented Housing: Evictions

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 44997, tabled on 2 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent assessment his Department has made of the potential impact of section 21 notices on the housing supply of local authorities.

Answered on

22 September 2022

Tenancies provided directly by Local Authorities are governed by the Housing Act 1985, and Local Authorities are therefore unable to evict tenants using Section 21.