From 1st June 2021 - Notice periods for possession claims are due to change.
Below are the current notice periods with the new notice periods for June in the next Column 
S21 Mandatory No fault notice seeking possession 6 months notice  from 1st June
4 months
 


Section 8 Grounds and Notice periods
 
Ground Mandatory / Discretionary Definition Current Notice period 1st June 2021
1 Mandatory Landlord is previous Owner/occupier and wishes to move back in 6 months 4 months
2 Mandatory Tenancy subject to ground 1 and lender taking possession 6 months 4 months
3 Mandatory Property was previously a holiday let & tenancy is for less than 8 months 6 months 4 months
4 Mandatory Property was previously student accommodation now let to non-students 6 months 4 months
5 Mandatory Property is held as available for occupation by a Minister of religion 6 months 4 months
6 Mandatory Landlord intends to demolish or reconstruct the whole property 6 months 4 months
7 Mandatory Tenant dies and no right to secession 3 months 2 months
7A Mandatory the tenant, or a person residing in or visiting the dwelling-house, has been convicted of a serious offence 3 months  
7B Mandatory Right to rent 3 months 2 weeks
8 Mandatory where rent arrears are less than 6 months at the date service of notice 6 months 4 month
8 Mandatory where no other ground is specified in the notice, and rent arrears at the time of service of the notice are not less than 6 months
4 months rent arrears from 1st June 2021
4 weeks 4 weeks
9 Discretionary Suitable alternative accommodation 6 months 4 months
10 Discretionary where rent arrears are less than 6 months at the date service of notice 6 months 4 months
10 Discretionary where no other ground is specified in the notice, and rent arrears at the time of service of the notice are not less than 6 months
4 months rent arrears from 1st June 2021
4 weeks 4 weeks
11 Discretionary where rent arrears are less than 6 months at the date service of notice 6 months 4 months
11 Discretionary where no other ground is specified in the notice, and rent arrears at the time of service of the notice are not less than 6 months
4 months rent arrears from 1st June 2021
4 weeks 4 weeks
12 Discretionary Any other tenancy breach 6 months 4 months
13 Discretionary Damage to premises 6 months 4 months
14 Discretionary The tenant or a person residing in or visiting the dwelling-house—
has been guilty of conduct causing or likely to cause a nuisance or annoyance to a person residing, visiting or otherwise engaging in a lawful activity in the locality
NO NOTICE PERIOD SPECIFIED immediate to 4 weeks
14ZA Discretionary The tenant or an adult residing in the dwelling-house has been convicted of an indictable offence which took place during, and at the scene of, a riot 2 weeks  
14A Discretionary Domestic violent 2 weeks  
15 Discretionary Deterioration of furniture 6 months 4 months
16 Discretionary Tied accommodation 6 months 4 months
17 Discretionary Tenancy granted due to false statement by the tenant 2 weeks 2 to 4 weeks’