848. Family intervention tenancies.

A family intervention tenancy1 cannot2 be an assured tenancy3.

For these purposes, 'a family intervention tenancy' means, subject to the notice requirements4, a tenancy5 granted by a private registered provider of social housing6 or a registered social landlord7 ('the landlord') in respect of a dwelling house8:

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    (1)     to a person ('the new tenant') against whom a possession order9 in respect of another dwelling house:

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      (a)     has been made, in relation to an assured tenancy, on specified grounds related to anti-social behaviours and violence10;

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      (b)     could, in the opinion of the landlord, have been so made in relation to such a