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How should a rent arrears claim be made, once possession of a property has been regained using the accelerated procedure?

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Published on LexisPSL on 19/12/2016

The following Property Disputes Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • How should a rent arrears claim be made, once possession of a property has been regained using the accelerated procedure?
  • Process
  • Procedure
  • Claim form
  • Fees

How should a rent arrears claim be made, once possession of a property has been regained using the accelerated procedure?

Process

The correct process to follow in this situation is to issue a County Court money claim (CCMC).

A CCMC is any claim which is started in the County Court under CPR 7, is a claim for money, whether for a specified or an unspecified amount, and is not a claim for which special procedures apply (CPR PD 7A, para 4A.1).

Procedure

Form N1 will need to be completed and be sent to the County Court Money Claims Centre, PO Box 527, Salford M5 0BY (CPR PD 7A, para 4A.1). See Form N1A for further guidance on completing this claim form.

For guidance on electronic working in the County Court, see Practice Note: Electronic filing and communications.

For further information, see Practice Note: County Court money claims—how and where to issue.

Claim form

The claim form N1 must contain (CPR 16.2):

  1. a concise statement of the

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