Courts will NOT reopen on Monday 24th August. It has just been announced that despite the additional regulations put in place, courts will NOT re-open on Monday.
This means any landlords who had hoped to start or continue possession claims for eviction including rent arrears will have to wait until 20th September until they can start the process.
This 11th hour announcement is yet another U-turn from the Government in recent weeks.
Although this last minute announcement was not as bad as first predicted, it will be a huge blow for landlords who are not getting full rent over the last few months, or indeed had problem tenants before lock down which was not influenced by COVID-19
This story is evolving and we wait further detail....
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