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Housing and Regeneration Act 2008

Sections 5 to 7 – Powers to provide housing or other land; Powers for regeneration, development or effective use of land; Powers in relation to infrastructure

22.Section 5 enables the HCA to provide or facilitate the provision of housing or other land. Subsection (3) explains the meaning of “provide” in this context.

23.Section 6 enables the HCA, directly or indirectly, to regenerate or develop land and bring land into more effective use.

24.Section 7 enables the HCA to provide or facilitate the provision of infrastructure. Infrastructure is defined in section 2(3) and includes, for example, utilities such as water, electricity, gas, transport facilities, retail and other business facilities. Subsection (3) explains the meaning of “provide” in this context.

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