Landlords have to follow special legal procedures to evict tenants. The procedure used depends on the type of tenancy you have and may involve court action. The pages below explain the eviction procedure for the most common types of tenancy.
You can also find out what to do it your landlord doesn’t follow the right procedure, illegally evicts or harasses you.
If you own your own home and your lender is trying to evict you for mortgage arrears, visit our section on mortgage repossession.
If you are being evicted, the sooner you seek advice, the better. If it’s an emergency, call Shelter Cymru’s expert housing advice helpline on 0345 075 5005 or visit advice near you to find an advice surgery locally where you can talk to someone in person.
If you are facing eviction, you might be able to take action to change the situation.
We are sorry that we cannot provide this information in Welsh, however if you would like to speak to an adviser in Welsh please contact 0345 075 5005.