For assured shorthold tenancies
If the following conditions are met, the landlord may take back the property without providing a reason:
- The tenancy deposit of the tenant has been protected in a scheme.
- The landlord has given two months’ notice to the tenant with a final date for leaving.
- The date the tenant is required to leave is at least six months after the start of the original tenancy.
The tenancy agreement is for a fixed period and the landlord is not requesting they leave before the original agreed time.