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Housing Act 1964

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This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Assistance for Housing Societies providing Housing Accommodation

    1. 1.The Housing Corporation

    2. 2.Power of Corporation to make loans to housing societies

    3. 3.Provision of land for housing societies

    4. 4.Compulsory purchase by Corporation of land

    5. 5.Schemes for Corporation to provide housing accommodation in place of housing society

    6. 6.Disposal of land not required by housing societies

    7. 7.Power of Corporation to provide advisory service

    8. 8.Building society advances to housing societies to which Corporation have made loans

    9. 9.Advances by Minister or Secretary of State to Corporation

    10. 10.Accounts, audit, annual report, etc.

    11. 11.Scottish Special Housing Association may act as agents for Corporation in Scotland

    12. 12.Interpretation of Part I

  3. Part II Compulsory Improvement of Dwellings to Provide Standard Amenities

    1. Improvement of dwellings: improvement areas

      1. 13.Declaration of improvement area

      2. 14.Preliminary notice of local authority's proposals for improvement of dwelling

      3. 15.Improvement notices

      4. 16.Immediate improvement notices

      5. 17.Suspended improvement notices

      6. 18.Suspended improvement notices: effect after 5 years

    2. Improvement of dwellings outside improvement areas

      1. 19.Dwellings outside improvement areas

    3. Tenement blocks in England and Wales

      1. 20.Tenement blocks in England and Wales

      2. 21.Immediate improvement notices as respects tenement blocks

    4. Tenements in improvement areas in Scotland

      1. 22.Immediate improvement notices in respect of dwellings in tenements in improvement areas in Scotland

      2. 23.Local authorities may acquire dwellings, etc., in tenements in improvement areas in Scotland

    5. Acceptance of undertakings

      1. 24.Acceptance of undertakings to carry out works

      2. 25.Acceptance of undertakings to carry out works on dwellings in certain tenements in Scotland

    6. General provisions as to improvement notices and undertakings

      1. 26.General provisions as to improvement notices

      2. 27.Appeal against improvement notice

      3. 28.Enforcement of improvement notices and undertakings to carry out works

      4. 29.Recovery of expenses incurred by local authority in England and Wales on default under improvement notice

      5. 30.Recovery of expenses incurred by local authority in England and Wales on default by person giving undertaking

      6. 31.Recovery of expenses incurred by local authority in Scotland

      7. 32.Charging orders in favour of persons carrying out works in England and Wales

      8. 33.Charging orders in Scotland

    7. Relations between lessors and lessees

      1. 34.Adjustment of relations between lessors and lessees

      2. 35.Rent limit in Rent Act 1957 in England and Wales: increase for improvement under Part II

      3. 36.Increase in controlled rent in Scotland in respect of improvement under Part II

      4. 37.Amendments of Agricultural Holdings Act 1948

      5. 38.Adjustment of relations between lessors and lessees of agricultural holdings, etc., in Scotland

    8. Other supplemental provisions

      1. 39.Provisions as to carrying out of works

      2. 40.Further powers and duties of local authority

      3. 41.Exclusion of dwellings controlled by Crown or a public authority

      4. 42.Exclusion of certain dwellings provided after 1944

      5. 43.Definition of standard amenities and related expressions

      6. 44.Interpretation and construction of Part II

  4. Part III Assistance for Improvement of Dwellings

    1. Standard grants and Minister's contributions to local authorities for provision of standard amenities

      1. 45.Standard grants for provision of amenities below full standard

      2. 46.Amount of standard grant

      3. 47.Standard grants for provision of amenities in accordance with Part II of Act

      4. 48.Standard grants excluded for certain houses and other buildings in multiple occupation

      5. 49.Amendment of list of standard amenities

      6. 50.Minister's contributions to local authorities under s. 13 of Act of 1959

      7. 51.Amount of Minister's contributions under s. 13 of Act of 1959

      8. 52.Standard grants and Minister's contributions for dwellings provided after 1944 in England and Wales

    2. Provision as to improvement grants and standard grants

      1. 53.Duration of leasehold interest of applicant for improvement grant or standard grant in England and Wales

      2. 54.Conditions attaching to improvement grants and standard grants in England and Wales

      3. 55.Conditions attaching to improvement grants and standard grants in Scotland

      4. 56.Conditions attaching to improvement grants and standard grants in England and Wales: rent limit

    3. Miscellaneous

      1. 57.Duty of local authority in England and Wales to offer loans to meet expenses of compulsory improvement under Part II of Act

      2. 58.Duty of local authority in Scotland to offer loans to meet expenses of compulsory improvement under Part II of Act

      3. 59.Compulsory improvement under Part II of Act: right to serve purchase notice

      4. 60.Amount of improvement grant for dwellings provided by conversion of houses of three or more stories in England and Wales

      5. 61.Amount of improvement grant in Scotland. ,

      6. 62.Amount of exchequer payments under s. 105 of Act of 1950, etc., in Scotland

      7. 63.Exchequer contributions to Commission for the New Towns and development corporations in respect of improvements

  5. Part IV Houses in Multiple Occupation

    1. Amendments of Part II of Act of 1961

      1. 64.Recovery of local authority's expenses under Part II of Act of 1961

      2. 65.Penalty for failure to execute works under Part II of Act of 1961

      3. 66.Execution of works under Part II of Act of 1961

      4. 67.Overcrowded houses and execution of works for overcrowded houses

      5. 68.Warrant to authorise entry for purposes of Part II of Act of 1961

      6. 69.Management code to be available for certain tenement blocks

      7. 70.Registers of houses in multiple occupation

    2. Extension of Part II of Act of 1961 as amended to Scotland

      1. 71.Extension of Part II of Act of 1961 as amended to Scotland

    3. Restriction on recovery of possession after making of compulsory purchase order

      1. 72.Restriction on recovery of possession after making of compulsory purchase order

    4. Control orders

      1. 73.Making of control order

      2. 74.General effect of control order

      3. 75.Effect of control order on persons occupying house

      4. 76.Modification of control order where dispossessed proprietor resides in part of house

      5. 77.Duty of local authority when control order is in force

      6. 78.Periodical payments to dispossessed proprietor

      7. 79.Scheme listing works involving capital expenditure

      8. 80.Recovery of capital expenditure incurred in carrying out - works included in scheme

      9. 81.Effect of control order on furnished lettings

      10. 82.Appeal against control order

      11. 83.Appeal against scheme

      12. 84.Revocation of control order by court on appeal

      13. 85.Revocation of control order by higher tribunal on appeal from county court

      14. 86.Termination of control order

      15. 87.Effect of cessation of control order

      16. 88.Power of court to modify or determine lease

      17. 89.Facilities for dispossessed proprietor and other persons

      18. 90.Power to equip house subject to a control order

      19. 91.Interpretation and construction of Part IV

  6. Part V Miscellaneous and General

    1. Aluminium Houses

      1. 92.Financial provisions in connection with premature demolition of " B.2 " houses

      2. 93.Arrangements for demolition of " B.2 " houses by Minister of Public Building and Works

      3. 94.Grants for replacement of corroded parts of " B.L.8 " houses in England and Wales

    2. Miscellaneous

      1. 95.Amendments of Clean Air Act 1956 relating to dwellings

      2. 96.Local authorities' power to assist in provision of separate service pipes for houses

      3. 97.Exchequer contributions for local authorities buying or holding unfit houses for temporary accommodation

      4. 98.Extension of exchequer subsidies for new houses provided by Scottish Special Housing Association

      5. 99.Compulsory purchase of land by Scottish Special Housing Association

      6. 100.Amendment of s. 10(1) of Scottish Act of 1957

      7. 101.Power to counties and large burghs in Scotland to contribute towards expense of housing elderly, infirm or handicapped persons

      8. 102.Duties of local authority in connection with service of notices and other documents under Housing Acts

      9. 103.Other minor amendments of Housing Acts

    3. Supplemental

      1. 104.Application to Isles of Scilly

      2. 105.Financial provisions

      3. 106.General interpretation, and temporary modification as regards London

      4. 107.General application to Scotland

      5. 108.Short title, citation, repeals, extent and commencement

    1. Schedule 1

      Constitution etc. of Housing Corporation

      1. 1.The Corporation shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession...

      2. 2.(1) The members of the Corporation, of whom there shall...

      3. 3.(1) The quorum of the Corporation and the arrangements relating...

      4. 4.(1) The fixing of the seal of the Corporation shall...

      5. 5.It shall be within the capacity of the Corporation as...

    2. Schedule 2

      Improvement and Standard Grants: Rent Limit

      1. 1.If, in pursuance of a proposal made before 1st April...

      2. 2.Where a dwelling was produced by the conversion of any...

      3. 3.Where a dwelling is or forms part of a hereditament...

      4. 4.Where, in pursuance of a proposal made on the ground...

      5. 5.Where a dwelling consists of or forms part of more...

    3. Schedule 3

      Application of Part II of Act of 1961 as amended to Scotland

      1. Part I Adaptations of Part II of Act of 1961

        1. 1.For any reference to the Housing Act 1957 there shall...

        2. 2.(a) Any provision for an application to a county court...

        3. 3.For any reference to the Minister there shall be substituted...

        4. 4.Any reference to an agent or trustee shall include a...

        5. 5.In section 12— (a) in subsection (6), the reference to...

        6. 6.In section 13(1), for the words " in common use...

        7. 7.In section 15— (a) in subsection (1)(a), for the reference...

        8. 8.In section 16— (a) in subsection (2), the words "...

        9. 9.In section 18— (a) for subsections (3) to (5) there...

        10. 10.In section 19— (a) in subsection (8), for the reference...

        11. 11.Section 20 shall not apply.

        12. 12.In section 21(1), after paragraph (b) there shall be inserted...

        13. 13.In section 22(4), for the reference to section one hundred...

        14. 14.In section 23— (a) for subsection (2) there shall be...

      2. Part II Adaptations of Sections 64 to 70 of this Act

        1. 1.In section 64— (a) subsections (1) to (5) and (8)...

        2. 2.In section 65— (a) in subsection (4), for the references...

        3. 3.In section 66 for the reference to the Act of...

        4. 4.In section 68 any reference to a justice of the...

        5. 5.In section 69 for the references to a tenement block...

      3. Part III Part II of Act of 1961, as amended, in its application to Scotland" Amendments of Housing (Scotland) Act 1950

        1. Houses in multiple occupation

          1. 12.(1) If it appears to a local authority that a...

          2. 13.(1) With a view to providing a code for the...

          3. 14.(1) If in the opinion of the local authority the...

          4. 15.(1) If the condition of a house which, or a...

          5. 16.(1) If it appears to a local authority that a...

          6. 17.(1) A person on whom a notice is served under...

          7. 18.(1) If a notice under section 14, section 15 or...

          8. 18A.(1) Subject to this section, if a person on whom...

          9. 19.(1) A local authority may, for the purposes of preventing...

          10. 21.(1) Sections 12 to 15 of this Act shall apply—...

          11. 22.(1) A local authority may make and submit to the...

          12. 23.(1) If on an application made by a person required...

          13. 23A.Section 161 of the principal Act (penalty for preventing execution...

          14. 23B.(1) If the condition of a house which, or a...

          15. 23C.(1) Where it is shown to the satisfaction of a...

          16. 23D.(1) If on 13th November 1963 all or any of...

          17. 23E.(1) Any application to the sheriff under this Part of...

        2. Miscellaneous

          1. 28.(1) In this Part of this Act—

    4. Schedule 4

      Consequences of Cessation of Control Order

      1. Transfer of landlord's interest in tenancies and agreements

        1. 1.(1) On and after the date on which the control...

      2. Exclusion of s.l1(2) of Rent Act 1957

        1. 2.The foregoing paragraph shall not be construed as creating for...

      3. Cases where leases have been modified while control order was in force

        1. 3.If under section 88 of this Act the county court...

      4. Interpretation

        1. 4.References in this Schedule to the control order ceasing to...

    5. Schedule 5

      Repeals

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