1127. Meaning of 'family intervention tenancy'.

Family intervention tenancies were introduced by the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (by way of amendments to the Housing Act 1985) as one of the ways in which local housing authorities have powers as social landlords to deal with housing-related anti-social behaviour1. Accordingly, for the purposes of the Housing Act 1985, a tenancy2 is not a secure tenancy3 if it is a family intervention tenancy4; but such a tenancy becomes a secure tenancy if the landlord5 notifies the tenant6 that it is to be regarded as a secure tenancy7.

Subject to the notice requirements set out below8, a 'family intervention