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SCHEDULE 2Amendment of enactments: Part 2

Landlord and Tenant Act 1987

62.—(1) Section 58 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987(1) (landlords exempt from certain provisions of the Act) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1)—

(a)in paragraph (e) for “Housing Corporation” substitute “Regulator of Social Housing”, and

(b)for paragraph (g) (but not the “or” following it) substitute—

(g)a non-profit private registered provider of social housing;

(ga)a registered social landlord;

(gb)a fully mutual housing association which is neither a private registered provider of social housing nor a registered social landlord;.

(3) After subsection (1) insert—

(1ZA) In this Act “exempt landlord”, in relation to social housing (within the meaning of Part 2 of the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008), includes a landlord which is a profit-making private registered provider of social housing..

(4) For subsection (1A) substitute—

(1A) In subsection (1)(ga) “registered social landlord” has the same meaning as in the Housing Act 1985 (see section 5(4) and (5) of that Act).

(1B) In subsection (1)(gb) “fully mutual housing association” has the same meaning as in the Housing Associations Act 1985 (see section 1(1) and (2) of that Act)..

(1)

1987 c.31. Section 58(1A) was inserted by paragraph 17 of Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1996 (Consequential Provisions) Order 1996 (S.I, 1996/2325).