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The Housing (Extension of Right to Buy) Order 1993

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70.  In Schedule 6A(1) (redemption of freeholder’s share)—

(a)throughout, for the references to landlord substitute references to freeholder;

(b)in paragraphs 1(1) (obligation to redeem freeholder’s share in certain circumstances), 2(1) (right to redeem freeholder’s share at any time), 6(1) (right to make interim payment at any time), 9 (costs of independent valuation), 10 (no charges to be made by freeholder) and 11 (other covenants and provisions), omit the words “or grant”;

(c)in paragraph 1, sub-paragraph (2)(a) (definition of excluded disposal), omit the words “or an assignment of the lease”;

(d)after paragraph 7 (freeholder’s reduced share and interim discount), insert the following paragraph—

Apportionment of interim and final payments

7A.(1) In a case to which section 150B (power to agree final apportionment does not apply, the freeholder, on receiving an interim or final payment, shall pay to the authority or body which immediately before completion was the landlord or an intermediate landlord of the dwelling-house and to any rent owner of a rentcharge which was then charged on or issued out of the lease of any such authority or body, an amount calculated by multiplying the amount of the payment by the apportionment fraction applicable to that authority, body or person, ascertained in accordance with section 138A (apportionment of purchase price).

(2) No payment shall be made under sub-paragraph (1) in relation to a lease of the dwelling-house if it was a lease for a term certain and the residue of the term unexpired immediately before completion was a period of less than twelve months or if it was a periodic tenancy.

(3) In this paragraph “rentcharge” and “rent owner” have the same meanings as in the Rentcharges Act 1977 and “apportionment factor” has the meaning given by section 138A(2).; and

(e)in paragraph 8, omit sub-paragraph (4)(c)(ii) and sub-paragraph (6)(b) and (c).


Schedule 6A was inserted by section 117 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993.

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