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Housing (Wales) Act 2014

Section 59 – Suitability of accommodation

123.In determining suitability, a local housing authority must have regard to Part 1 of this Act and to the other Acts of Parliament listed in subsection (1). Subsection (2) requires the authority, when determining whether accommodation is suitable for a person, to have regard to whether or not the accommodation is affordable for the person. The Welsh Ministers may specify circumstances in which accommodation is not to be regarded as suitable and other matters that must be taken into account or disregarded.

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