| Commentary

447 Security of tenure

| Commentary

447 Security of tenure

The grounds for possession in the Housing Act 1988, Schedule 2 apply as to other assured tenancies1. Accordingly, unlike the position in relation to an assured agricultural occupancy, Ground 16 may apply2. Additionally the Housing Act 1988 Section 21 gives a further ground for possession where:

  1. 447.1

        the assured shorthold tenancy has expired and no further assured tenancy (shorthold or otherwise) is for the time being in existence, other than a statutory periodic tenancy (ie the continuation tenancy)3;

  2. 447.2

        the landlord4 has given the tenant not less than six months' notice in writing that he requires

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