3(1)The accommodation must be reasonably suitable to the needs of the tenant and his family as regards proximity to place of work and either—E+W
(a)similar as regards rental and extent to the accommodation afforded by dwelling-houses provided in the neighbourhood by [F1the local housing authority] for persons whose needs as regards extent are similar to those of the tenant and his family, or
(b)reasonably suitable to the means of the tenant, and to the needs of the tenant and his family as regards extent and character.
(2)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(a) above, a certificate of [F1the local housing authority] stating—
(a)the extent of the accommodation afforded by dwelling-houses provided by the authority to meet the needs of tenants with families of each number as may be specified in the certificate, and
(b)the amount of the rent charged by [F1the local housing authority] for dwelling-houses affording accommodation of that extent,
shall be conclusive evidence of the facts so stated.
(3)If any furniture was provided by the landlord for use under the tenancy, furniture must be provided for use in the alternative accommodation which is either similar, or is reasonably suitable to the needs of the tenant and his family.
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