Before the eviction
We start by informing the tenant of the date and time they are to be evicted. The tenant is also given the opportunity to respond.
The eviction can take place within four weeks of our receipt of the documents. You will receive a copy of the notification and we will also send a copy to the municipal social welfare board.
If the tenant moves voluntarily and returns the keys before the day of the eviction, it is important that you immediately withdraw your application.
During the eviction
In the decision (usually a verdict), it says from which spaces the eviction is to be carried out. If you have shown that there are ancillary rooms, such as a storage unit, this is also covered by the decision. It must be clearly stated that the ancillary rooms are connected to the dwelling, for example in the lease. If unclear, the ancillary room is not covered by the eviction.
We assess whether there is property that we can attach to cover costs and other debts.
What we cannot attach is usually stored for three months. After that, we sell or dispose of the property if the tenant does not collect their things. We do not take care of things we consider to be garbage. You throw those out yourself.
Cost and who pays?
The tenant must primarily pay costs for, for example, the packing, transport, and storage of the property. If the tenant cannot pay, you must pay, except for the storage. You may need to pay an advance before the eviction. You may also have to pay if you want a special lock in the door.
What does deferment mean?
You can give the tenant one or more deferments. That means we postpone the eviction, but not for ever. Normally, your application lapses after six months, counting from the date of application.