Rent arrears

Your landlord can evict you if you fall behind with your rent - you could lose your home.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has not changed this, but there are new rules that mean your landlord must give you at least 3 months’ notice if they plan to evict you. Read the coronavirus and renting guidance for tenants and landlords.

If you are unable to pay your rent due to coronavirus, speak to your landlord as soon as possible.

You can get advice if you’re in rent arrears or having difficulty paying your rent from: