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Housing and Planning Act 2016

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94Recovery of social housing assistance: successors in title

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(1)Section 33 of the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (recovery of social housing assistance: interest and successors in title) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (6)(b), after “another person” insert “(“the successor”)”.

(3)After subsection (6) insert—

(6A)But subsection (7) does not apply if—

(a)the successor is a person other than a registered provider of social housing, and

(b)at any time since the social housing assistance was given—

(i)a person has enforced a security over the social housing, or

(ii)the social housing has been disposed of by a body while it is being wound up or is in administration (which, for this purpose, includes housing administration under Chapter 5 of Part 4 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016).”

(4)In subsection (7) for “that other person” substitute “the successor”.

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