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The eviction of a tenant has to follow a special legal procedure and the process involved depends on the type of tenancy. A landlord who tries to evict a tenant illegally may be committing a criminal offence. (Content applies to England only.)
As a home owner, you can only be evicted if your lender or freeholder has a legal reason (grounds) and the correct procedure is followed. Repossession doesn't happen automatically. It may be possible to stop the eviction at any stage in the process. (Applies to England only)
Your landlord's lender may try to repossess the property you are renting if your landlord does not keep up with their mortgage payments. If this happens, you may have some protection from eviction if your tenancy is binding on the landlord's lender. If not, your options will be more limited. Information on how you can get help if you are in this situation.