Eviction ban extended again until end of May stopping thousands of renters from losing their homes

AN EVICTION ban has been extended until the end of May protecting thousands of renters from losing their homes.

The ban was due to end on March 31 but today the deadline has been pushed back until May 31.

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The change in law means that landlords cannot serve eviction notices and bailiffs cannot carry out repossessions except in extreme circumstances.

Initially billed as a short-term measure, the ban was issued in March last year to stop renters from being kicked out of homes during the first coronavirus lockdown.

Since then, the ban has been extended multiple times.

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