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Grounds for possession of secure tenancies

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The mandatory and discretionary grounds for possession of secure tenancies.

Mandatory grounds plus suitable accommodation

Mandatory grounds for possession of a secure tenancy when suitable alternative accommodation is available. 

Mandatory ASB ground

The mandatory ground for possession of a secure/flexible tenancy where antisocial behaviour has already been proved in another court. 

Discretionary grounds

Discretionary grounds for possession on which a possession order can be made against a secure tenant. 

Discretionary grounds plus suitable accommodation

Discretionary grounds for possession of a secure tenancy when suitable alternative accommodation is available. 

Reasonable and suitable accommodation

Definitions of 'reasonable' and 'suitable alternative accommodation' when considering whether a possession order can be made against a secure tenant. 

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