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Minister Hargey has today launched the above consultation which will run until 25 January 2022.

As a result of the Department’s consultation on proposals to reform the private rented sector, legislation is being introduced to improve standards in the sector. One of the proposed improvements is to extend the notice to quit period a landlord must give a tenant.

This consultation seeks views on a number of options for the notice to quit period and you are invited to take this opportunity to respond to this document.

A copy of the consultation document can be accessed at the following link –

Consultation on Notice to Quit | Department for Communities

We would strongly advise all members to respond in one of the following ways as set out in the document

You can respond using the following link:
respond: https://consultations.nidirect.gov.uk/dfc/notice-to-quit/
If you would prefer not to use Citizen Space, the consultation questions can
be accessed in a Microsoft Word document on the consultation website�
Responses prepared in this format should be sent to the email or postal
address below� In responding to this consultation please do not submit
any sensitive personal data or information.
You are under no obligation to provide personal details
in responding to this consultation.
In line with good practice and sustainable development this document has
been published electronically� Responses are accordingly requested, where
possible, in electronic format�
You can email your response to the questions
in this consultation to: prs@communities-ni.gov.uk
Written responses should be sent to:
Notice to Quit Consultation
Department for Communities
Private Rented Branch
Housing Division
Level 3 Causeway Exchange
1-7 Bedford Street
Belfast
BT2 7EG

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