The following Local Government guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
A family intervention tenancy (FIT) is a tenancy of a dwelling house granted instead of an assured or secure tenancy to a tenant who has been (or could have been) the subject of a possession order on grounds of anti-social behaviour. FITs can only apply to tenancies that began on or after 1 January 2009. The use of FITs is subject to (non-statutory) government guidance.
A FIT can only be offered when providing behavioural support services to tenants against whom a possession order for anti-social behaviour:
has been made under Ground 2/2A of Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1985 (HA 1985), Ground 14/14A of Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1988 (HA 1988)
could, in the opinion of the landlord, have been so made
could have been so made if the tenant had such a tenancy
Before the tenant enters into a FIT the landlord must serve a notice in the appropriate form on the tenant. See: Notice requirements of a family intervention tenancy below.
The purpose of the FIT must be to provide behaviour support services to the
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