By Alice Aitken
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At the beginning of the coronavirus lockdown, a ban on evictions was introduced in England and Wales.
What is eviction?
Eviction is the legal process used when a landlord wants a tenant to leave their property.
If the landlord wishes to take back possession of a property either at the end of a fixed-term tenancy agreement, or during a tenancy with no fixed end date, they will issue a Section 21 notice.
This is the legal way they can give someone notice to leave a property. However, if they stay past the date in the order, their tenancy continues and the landlord must apply
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