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Grounds for possession of assured and assured shorthold tenancies

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The mandatory and discretionary grounds for possession of assured and assured shorthold tenancies, and grounds for possession in the fixed term.

Grounds for possession

The court can only make an order for possession against an assured tenant if the landlord proves there is reason for possession. 

Mandatory grounds

The mandatory grounds for possession of assured tenancies including the mandatory ground for ASB. 

Discretionary grounds

The discretionary grounds for possession of assured tenancies. 

Grounds during the fixed term

Grounds for possession of assured and assures shorthold tenancies which can be used during a fixed term. 

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