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Housing and Regeneration Act 2008

Section 178 – Use of proceeds

524.This section broadly replicates the effect of section 25 of the 1996 Act. It enables the regulator to specify the purposes to which funds in the disposal proceeds fund may be applied, and ensures that proceeds from sales under right to acquire and other disposals programmes are reinvested in new social housing. It also requires the regulator to obtain the Secretary of State’s approval for a direction on how sums in the disposals proceeds fund may be used or allocated.

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