Freedom of information response

Housing policy on possession proceedings and COVID-19

Publication date: 
Thursday 3 September 2020

We are writing to inquire whether you have a policy on the subject of possession proceedings in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

If so, we would be grateful for a copy of said policy.


We are currently following government guidance as to possession proceedings. As it stands any action taken is in line with government guidance, the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the court practice directions namely PD51.

You are free to use any information supplied to you for your own use, including non-commercial research purposes. However, any other type of re-use, for example, by publishing the information or issuing copies to the public will require the permission of the copyright owner.

Where the copyright is owned by Thurrock Council, you must apply to the Council to re-use the information. Please email if you wish to re-use the information you have been supplied. For information where the copyright is owned by another person or organisation, you must apply to the copyright owner to obtain their permission.

Request reference:
FOI 10177