Few would disagree with the Department for Communities and Local Government's aim to reduce the duration and expense of possession claims based on serious anti-social behaviour.
It is questionable, however, wheher the 'mandatory procedure' proposed by CLG - which would make it easier for landlords to evict tenants who have previous form - will achieve that end. This article by Dean Underwood was first published in the October 2011 edition of 24housing.
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