A landlord1 may only refuse to comply with a request for a tenancy transfer2 on one or more of the following grounds3:
(1) that any rent lawfully due from a tenant4 under one of the existing tenancies5 has not been paid6;
(2) that an obligation under one of the existing tenancies has been broken or not performed7;
(3) that any of the relevant tenants8 is subject to an order of the court for possession of the dwelling house9 let10 on that tenant's existing tenancy11;
(4) that either of the following conditions is met12:
(a) that proceedings have begun for possession of a dwelling house let on an existing tenancy which is a secure tenancy13, and that possession is sought on one or more grounds under the Housing Act 198514 on which possession may be ordered despite the absence of suitable accommodation15; or
(b) that a notice of proceedings for possession
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