Even if “verbal agreements” are legally binding, it is recommended that you always have a written lease. You Hello can someone please help someone, I took a property on April 23 and I signed a lease and the landlord claimed that it was not fully attested by the two witnesses and at the 1st of the month the rent was due, but after a drink, my partner joined the car he had to repair it and because the window broke, while repairing the car he almost cut off his fingers and had to get plastic surgery on his hand the rent was not paid on May 1, May 5 the owner, with whom one can only describe as a man the size of a gorilla for the purpose of bullying us to scare away , she pushed my partner off the road and demanded that we have to leave without our belongings and that my partner had mental health problems and he called the police and he called the police before he lost him and the police came to tell us, no lease has no right to stay there, as this conversation went on the owner changed the locks we currently sleep on the floor with my son`s family, who also has mental health problems he is 11 years old. I had the police on the phone today to make arrangements to get my stuff and have it there to avoid a break in the peace, please, someone tells me what I can do, ???? Can my landlord dislodge me without a written rental agreement? In short, yes. Since an oral contract is legally binding and creates a legal tenancy agreement, the legal rights of the landlord and tenant apply under the Housing Act, which includes the right of landlords to recover their property. How to terminate/terminate a lease without a written contract To terminate each lease, proper and regular legal procedures must be followed. In my friend`s case, you can`t just tell her to leave with a 4-day delay in the middle of the agreed fixed term simply because there is no written lease. Although it is a little difficult to prove the agreed end of the lease. In any event, tenants are entitled to at least 2 months` notice (i.e. a legal right) for the duration of the fixed term period, which must be notified under item 21 above. My friend or other tenant can only be “forced” into a tenancy agreement during the fixed term if the landlord has reasons to evacuate (for example.B.