The Court’s discretion to grant a landlord possession is not limited to exceptional cases. Under Ground 1 in Schedule 2 Housing Act 1988 the landlord was entitled to recover possession from an assured tenant if he ‘requires the dwelling house as his…principal home’.
Times 09-Aug-1996,  1 EGLR 25
Housing Act 1988 Part I Sch 2
England and Wales
Updated: 18 February 2021; Ref: scu.78530