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Housing and Regeneration Act 2008

Section 19 - Financial assistance

42.This section provides a power for the HCA to give financial assistance to any person, in pursuit of its objects and subject to the consent of the Secretary of State. The financial assistance may be given in any form, and on such terms and conditions as the HCA considers appropriate, including provision for repayment, with or without interest.

43.Subsection (5) extends the HCA’s objects for the purposes of financial assistance functions which are transferred to it from the Housing Corporation, or which would supersede existing Housing Corporation functions, provided that when exercising those functions the HCA is doing so in a way corresponding to the way in which the Housing Corporation could have done so.

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