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Housing (Scotland) Act 2001

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SCHEDULE 6GROUNDS FOR GRANTING SHORT SCOTTISH SECURE TENANCY

(introduced by section 34)

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Previous anti-social behaviour

1An order for recovery of possession has, within the period of 3 years preceding the date of service of the notice, been made against the prospective tenant (or any one of prospective joint tenants) in proceedings—

(a)under the Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1983 (S.I.1983/1118) on ground 2 of Schedule 3,

(b)under the Housing Act 1985 (c. 68), on ground 2 of Schedule 2,

(c)under the 1987 Act, on a ground set out in paragraph 2 or 7 of Schedule 3,

(d)under the 1988 Act, on ground 15 of Schedule 5,

(e)under the Housing Act 1988 (c. 50), on ground 14 of Schedule 2,

(f)under this Act on a ground set out in paragraph 2 or 7 of schedule 2.

Anti-social behaviour order

2The prospective tenant (or any one of prospective joint tenants) or a person who it is proposed will reside with the prospective tenant is subject to an anti-social behaviour order under section 19 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37).

Temporary letting to person seeking accommodation

3The house is to be let expressly on a temporary basis to a person moving into the area in order to take up employment there, and for the purpose of enabling that person to seek accommodation in the area.

Temporary letting pending development

4(1)The house is to be let to a person expressly on a temporary basis, pending development affecting the house.

(2)In sub-paragraph (1), “development” has the same meaning as in section 26 of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 (c. 8).

Accommodation for homeless persons

5The house is to be let to a person expressly on a temporary basis, for a period of not less than 6 months, in fulfilment of a duty imposed on a local authority by Part II (homeless persons) of the 1987 Act.

Accommodation for person requiring housing support services

6The house is to be let expressly on a temporary basis to a person requiring or in receipt of housing support services.

Accommodation in property not owned by landlord

7The house to be let is leased by the landlord from another body and the terms of the lease preclude the letting of the house by the landlord under a Scottish secure tenancy.

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