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Landlord Forms & Document Downloads


LANDLORD FORMS, DOCUMENTS, AGREEMENTS AND NOTICES




Welcome to the Residential Landlord document download centre

Here you will find a selection of forms, notices and other documents commonly needed during the course of tenancies. All are entirely free to download and use.

Other than prescribed forms, and legal forms in required format, letters and forms are generally suggestions and are available in Word format so that they can be edited and peronalised to meet your particular circumstances. We advise you to read each document carefully before use to make sure it is appropriate to your needs.

Many landlords choose to complete legal documents and notices themselves. However, utmost care is needed since the slightest mistake can lead to significant delays. Our advice to inexperienced landlords, those faced with unusual or complicated circumstances, or those unsure about any aspects of what is required, is always to seek professional advice.

Generally the forms apply to England and Wales only, unless otherwise stated – Scotland having its own laws.

Links listed below include general advice on a number of issues. Unfortunately, we are unable to give individual help in completing forms and notices, although questions on issues of substance can be addressed to our Ask Sharon email service, or posted on our Landlords forum where they are likely to be responded to by other landlords.

Emailed suggestions (info@residentiallandlord.co.uk) for improvements to the documents available here are welcome, as are emailed suggestions about helpful additions to the list.

 




Tenant checks

  Tenant application form Suggested format
  Letter requesting personal reference Suggested format
  Letter requesting for bank reference Suggested format
  Letter request for landlord reference Suggested format



Collecting rents

  Standing order form Suggested format
  Chasing letter 1 Suggested format
  Chasing letter 2 Suggested format
  Chasing letter 3 Suggested format
  Guarantee form Suggested format



Raising rents

  Notice of rental increase notes Information
  Notice of rental increase – Form 4B Prescribed form



Giving notice

  Possession notes Information
  Section 21 notice requiring possession: Fixed Term Tenancy (s.21(1)b) Legal document
  Section 21 notice requiring possession: Periodic tenancy (s21(4)a) Legal document
  Section 8 Notice Prescribed form
  Notice proposing different terms for a periodic tenancy Prescribed form



Tenancy agreement

  Basic shorthold assured tenancy agreement Legal agreement



Moving in

  Inventory Suggested format
  Tenant information sheet Suggested format
  Tenant check in check list, receipt and declaration Suggested format
  Landlord check-in check list Suggested format



Online claims, forms & guidance

  Small claims court – online claims  
  Online possession proceeding  



Online forms: Possession and arrears recovery

  HMCS – Form N5: Claim form for possession of property  
 
HMCS – Form N5B: Claim form for possession of property

(accelerated procedure) (assured shorthold tenancy)
 
 
HMCS - Form N119: Particulars of claim for possession

(rented residential premises)
 
 
HMCS – Form N121: Particulars of claim for possession

(trespassers)
 
 
HMCS – Form N130: Application for an interim possession order
 
 
HMCS – Form N325: Request for Warrant of Possession of Land
 
 
HMCS – Form N337: Request for Attachment of Earnings Order
 
 
Other county court online forms and guidance
 



Online forms: Housing benefit

  DWP – Form HCTB1: Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit  
 
DWP – Sharing information with landlord
 
 
DWP – Paying benefit to landlord – tenant and landlord declarations
 



Online forms: Scotland

  Scottish Executive: Notices
 
Scottish Executive: AT1(L) - Notice under section 17(2) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 proposing terms of a statutory assured tenancy different from the terms of the former tenancy (for use by landlords only) 
 
Scottish Executive: AT1(T) - Notice under section 17(2) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 proposing terms of a statutory assured tenancy different from the terms of the former tenancy (for use by tenants only)
 
Scottish Executive: AT2 - Notice under section 24(1) of an increase of rent under assured tenancy
 
Scottish Executive: AT 3(L) Application by a landlord to a Rent Assessment Committee for a determination of the terms of a statutory assured tenancy and, if appropriate, rent for that tenancy under Section 17(3) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988.
 
Scottish Executive: AT 3(T) Application by a tenant to a Rent Assessment Committee for a determination of the terms of a statutory assured tenancy and, if appropriate, rent for that tenancy under Section 17(3) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988.
 
Scottish Executive: AT 4 Application by a tenant to a rent assessment committee for a determination of rent. Under sections 24(3) and 34(1) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988.
 
Scottish Executive: AT5 - Notice under section 32 to be served on a prospective tenant of a short assured tenancy
 
Scottish Executive: AT6 - Notice under section 19 of the intention to raise proceedings for possession
 
Scottish Executive: AT7 - Notice under section 32(4) that a new or continuing tenancy is not to be a short assured tenancy

Guidance & information

  DCLG - Assured and assured shorthold tenancies a guide for landlords  
 
Grounds for possession and notice periods
 
 
HMCS – Information for Landlords
 
 
HMCS – Possession procedures
 
 
HMCS - Accelerated Possession Procedure
 
 
HMCS – Squatters
 
 
HMCS – Notes to claimants on accelerated procedure
 
 
HMCS - Notes for guidance on completing particulars of claim form N119
 
 
HMCS: Squatters - Interim possession order illegal occupation of premises - Information for occupiers
 
 
HMCS: Squatters - Interim possession order a quicker procedure - Information for owners and tenants
 
 
HMCS: I have a judgment but the defendant hasn’t paid - What can I do?
 
 
HMCS: Warrant of execution - How do I ask for a warrant of execution?
 
 
HMCS: Your guide to the Attachment of Earnings Act 1971
 
 
Rules on timing of rent increases under the formal procedure in the Housing Act 1988
 
 
Tenancies which cannot be assured or shorthold tenancies
 
 
Scottish Executive: Information leaflets
 


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