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Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996

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Housing Act 1985 (c.68)E+W+S+N.I.

2In section 47(4) of the Housing Act 1985 (limitation of service charges: deduct amount of grant), for the words from “Part XV" to “or conversion)" substitute “ section 523 of the Housing Act 1985 (assistance for provision of separate service pipe for water supply) or any provision of Part I of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (grants, &c. for renewal of private sector housing) or any corresponding earlier enactment ”.E+W+S+N.I.

3In section 48(3A) of the Housing Act 1985 (information as to relevant costs: grant), for the words from “Part XV" to the end substitute “ section 523 of the Housing Act 1985 (assistance for provision of separate service pipe for water supply) or any provision of Chapter I of Part I of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (grants for renewal of private sector housing) or any corresponding earlier enactment ”.E+W+S+N.I.

4(1)In section 100(2) of the Housing Act 1985 (power to reimburse cost of tenant’s improvements; grant), for “improvement grant" to “Part XV" substitute “ renovation grant or common parts grant under Chapter I of Part I of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (grants for renewal of private sector housing) ”.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In that section, omit subsection (2A).

5(1)In section 101(1) of the Housing Act 1985 (rent not to be increased on account of tenant’s improvements: grant), for “improvement grant" to the end substitute “ renovation grant or common parts grant under Chapter I of Part I of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (grants for renewal of private sector housing). ”.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In that section, omit subsection (1A).

6In section 190A of the Housing Act 1985 (repair notices and group repair schemes)—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in subsection (2), for “subsection 130(1)" to the end substitute “ subsection 66(1) of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996). ”.

(b)in subsection (5), for “Part VIII" to the end substitute “ Chapter II of Part I of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (group repair schemes). ”.

7(1)In section 244 of the Housing Act 1985 (environmental works: no assistance where grant made), for subsection (3) substitute—E+W+S+N.I.

(3)No such assistance shall be given towards works in respect of which an application for renovation grant or common parts grant under Chapter I of Part I of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (grants for renewal of private sector housing) has been approved..

(2)In that section, omit subsection (3A).

8(1)In subsection (2)(b) of section 255 of the Housing Act 1985 (general powers of local housing authority not to include making grants), for “an improvement grant" to the end substitute “ a renovation grant or common parts grant might be made under Chapter I of Part I of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (grants for renewal of private sector housing). ”.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In that section, omit subsection (3).

9In section 535(1)(a) of the Housing Act 1985 (exclusion of assistance under Part XV of that Act where grant application pending or approved), for the words from “an improvement grant" to “Part XV" substitute “ renovation grant or common parts grant under Chapter I of Part I of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (grants for renewal of private sector housing). ”.E+W+S+N.I.

10In section 605 of the Housing Act 1985 (consideration by local housing authority of housing conditions in their district), for subsection (1)(e) substitute—E+W+S+N.I.

(e)Part I of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (grants, &c. for renewal of private sector housing)..

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