Possession Court Case: Tenant Wants to Move Out Early?
I have a possession court case that is due next week. However, the tenant has contacted me to say they want to move out before then this week and has said they will not be attending court.
They intend to give the keys back this week. Is there anything I need the tenant to sign to say they have vacated any standard form? If they do, do I tell the court the case is resolved?
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The court will typically award the costs of the application for possession against the contract-holder, but they may allow them time to pay if they are on a limited income. A landlord may feel that it is not worth seeking to claim the costs once the property has been recovered if it will be challenging to administer the instalments.