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Grounds for possession of regulated tenancies

This content applies to England

The mandatory and discretionary grounds for possession of regulated tenancies.

Mandatory grounds

In order to obtain a possession order on one of the mandatory grounds the landlord need only prove that the ground exists, s/he does not need to prove that it is reasonable to order possession. 

Discretionary grounds

For the court to order possession on one of the following grounds the landlord must prove that the ground exists and the court must be satisfied that is reasonable to order possession. 

Protected shorthold grounds for possession

Grounds for possession that a landlord can use against a protected shorthold tenant. 

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