Seeking Possession Based on Rent Arrears (Rent Act Tenancy)

A landlord may then seek possession based on Case 1 of the Rent Act 1977 based upon the breach of the statutory tenancy.

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Ending a Tenancy - Rent Act Tenancies

Some types of tenancy do not fall within the statutory code set up by the Housing Act 1988, and different rules for possession apply in these cases. These are mainly tenancies protected under the Rent Act 1977 and contractual tenancies (for example, residential lettings to companies or where the annual rent exceeds £100,000). These can be complex, and a landlord should obtain specialist legal help.