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Housing Act 1961

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3Dwellings provided by local authorities for town development and other special purposes, and dwellings provided by other bodies

(1)In respect of each approved dwelling—

(a)provided by a local authority in the course of a scheme of town development as defined by the Town Development Act, 1952, carried out with the approval of the Minister wholly or partly in the area of that authority, or

(b)provided by the local authority of a congested or over-populated area in some other area as part of a scheme of comprehensive development the general character of which is, in the opinion of the Minister, similar to development for the purposes of a new town under the New Towns Act, 1946, or

(c)provided by a development corporation otherwise than in pursuance of authorised arrangements made with a local authority, the Minister shall pay for each of the sixty years following the completion of the dwelling an annual exchequer subsidy of twenty-eight pounds.

(2)In respect of each approved dwelling—

(a)provided by a local authority for the accommodation of persons coming from outside the area of that authority in order to meet the urgent needs of industry, where the dwelling has been so provided in accordance with arrangements approved by the Minister as being desirable by reason of special circumstances and so long as any conditions laid down by the Minister on the giving of his approval are complied with, or

(b)provided by a development corporation in pursuance of authorised arrangements made with a local authority, or

(c)provided by a housing association in pursuance of authorised arrangements made with a local authority or special arrangements made with the Minister, the Minister shall pay for each of the sixty years following the completion of the dwelling an annual exchequer subsidy of twenty-four pounds.

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