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No-fault evictions to be banned in England

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Private landlords will no longer be able to evict tenants at short notice without good reason under new plans.
The government says it wants to protect renters from "unethical" landlords and give them more long-term security.
Section 21 notices allow landlords to evict renters without a reason after their fixed-term tenancy period ends.
The National Landlords Association said members were forced to use Section 21 because they had "no confidence" in the courts to settle possession claims.
But an organisation representing tenants said the plans were "a vital first step to ending profiteering from housing". First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced similar plans for Wales, while in Scotland new rules requiring landlords to give a reason for ending tenancies were introduced in 2017.
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