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Local Government Act 2003

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87Housing strategies and statements

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(1)The appropriate person may—

(a)require a local housing authority to have a strategy in respect of such matters relating to housing as the appropriate person may specify, and

(b)impose requirements with respect to—

(i)the ends that the strategy is to be designed to achieve,

(ii)the formulation of policy for the purposes of the strategy, or

(iii)review of the strategy.

(2)The appropriate person may require a local housing authority, by such time as the appropriate person may specify, to prepare and supply the appropriate person with a statement setting out such material of either of the following descriptions as the appropriate person may specify—

(a)a strategy that the authority is required to have under subsection (1);

(b)other material relating to housing.

(3)The appropriate person may, in relation to a statement whose preparation and supply is required under subsection (2), impose requirements with respect to—

(a)the contents of the statement;

(b)the form of the statement;

(c)the statement’s supply to the appropriate person.

(4)In this section “local housing authority” has the same meaning as in the Housing Act 1985 (c. 68).

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