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Grounds for possession: Assured tenancies

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Mandatory and discretionary grounds for possession of assured tenancies.

Introduction to grounds for possession

The court cannot make an order for possession unless the landlord proves that s/he has a ground (or reason) for possession. 

Possession during the fixed term

Grounds which can be used during a fixed term. 

Mandatory grounds

The mandatory grounds for possession of assured tenancies (excluding the mandatory ground for ASB). 

Mandatory ASB ground: Assured tenancies

The mandatory antisocial behaviour ground available for seeking possession of assured tenancies. 

Discretionary grounds

The discretionary grounds for possession of assured tenancies. 

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