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(1)A local housing authority shall not entertain an application for a F1... grant unless they are satisfied—
(a)that the applicant has, or proposes to acquire, an owner’s interest in every parcel of land on which the relevant works are to be carried out, or
(b)that the applicant is a tenant (alone or jointly with others)—
(i)in the case of an application in respect of works to a dwelling, of the dwelling, or
(ii)in the case of a common parts application, of a flat in the building,
and, in either case, does not have or propose to acquire such an owner’s interest as is mentioned in paragraph (a)[F2, or
(c)that the applicant is an occupier (alone or jointly with others) of a qualifying houseboat or a qualifying park home.]
(3)In accordance with directions given by the Secretary of State, a local housing authority may treat the condition in subsection (1)(a) as met by a person who has, or proposes to acquire, an owner’s interest in only part of the land concerned.
(4)In this Chapter, in relation to an application for a F5... grant—
“qualifying owner’s interest” means an owner’s interest meeting the condition in subsection (1)(a) or treated by virtue of subsection (3) as meeting that condition; and
“qualifying tenant” means a tenant who meets the conditions in subsection (1)(b).
(5)In this Chapter “tenant”, in relation to a F6... grant, includes—
(a)a secure tenant, introductory tenant or statutory tenant,
(c)an employee (whether full-time or part-time) who occupies the dwelling or flat concerned for the better performance of his duties, and
(d)a person having a licence to occupy the dwelling or flat concerned which satisfies such conditions as may be specified by order of the Secretary of State;
and other expressions relating to tenancies, in the context of an application for F7... grant, shall be construed accordingly.
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