I have lurked for a while and found great advice in the past on other issues.
I will try to keep this brief, with the key facts:
1. I signed a contract for a 12 month AST in Feb of this year.
The contract clearly stated that the landlord has all the required consents to let the property
2. In May of this year I received a letter addressed to the tenant/occupier advising that there was a possession order on the property.
3. After further investigation I discovered that the landlord had not been paying their mortgage, and also that they had never received consent to let th