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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

Section 209 – Breach of contract ground

449.Where a landlord makes a possession claim on the ground of breach of contract the court may only make a possession order if it considers it reasonable to do so. The court is able to make a possession order even if the contract-holder was no longer in breach of the contract before the landlord made the possession claim.

450.This section also introduces Schedule 10.

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