Pal of mine has a problem. Squatter in the flat above his shop.
He was there with permission for quite some time, but just sacked it... never paid his rent properly and became more and more reclusive as the back rent spiralled.
I say he's a squatter because he has no tenancy agreement.
Points to note.
No tenancy agreement.
Squatter has dogs who the RSPCA might be interested in cos the place hums, owing to his reclusiveness.
Water, gas and electric are all switched off by my mate through the shop.
Mate has a 23 stone son.
Among the fearsome men and pretty dollies of east Lancashire.post: 5800123 said:Are you still in the republic of bog & Guiness? If so, park a stolen car outside and phone the Garda. When the answer, put on a broad Belfast accent and "the ducks fly south for winter". They will be round shortly to blow up the car and move everyone close out of the blast radius.
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send him a nice letter stating that you are changing his lease to one for which he does not have to pay rent. Then send him a nice letter saying that in accordance with the law and that as he does not pay rent for the accommodation you are going to give him reasonable time to leave the property.Exceptions to the rules
The landlord does not need to obtain a court possession order to evict if:
you have a resident landlord with whom you share facilities, like the kitchen and bathroom
you are not paying any rent for your accommodation
In these cases, the landlord is only required to give reasonable notice to the tenant to leave the property. Once the notice has elapsed, the tenant becomes a trespasser and the landlord can legally change the locks at the property.