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Includes information about forms of pressure which are against the law and which may consist of violence or the threat of it, particularly in circumstances where a landlord may try to get rid of a tenant he no longer wants.

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Your rights if your landlord is intimidating you, or interfering with services, in order to get you to move out.

2 Harassment and illegal eviction

If your landlord is trying to force you to move out by causing problems for you s/he may be guilty of harassment, which is a criminal offence. This page explains your rights and what you can do. This information only applies to England.
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3 Harassment and illegal eviction (PDF)

Gives information for people who rent their homes privately and are having problems with their landlord or someone acting on their behalf. It explains the kinds of actions that could be considered harassment or illegal eviction and what you can do to stop them.
Provided by Shelter
4 Avoiding violence or abuse

You may feel you have to leave your home because of threats, abuse or intimidation. It may be possible to stay in your home if you take action against the person responsible. If you don't want to take these steps, the council may have to house you.
Provided by Shelter
1 What can I do if my landlord is harassing me?

Explains what you can do if you are being harassed, or if you are facing illegal eviction by a private landlord. Your local council can help you.
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