§ ("Provisions as respects certain tenants of charitable housing associations etc.
§ 38 After Clause 28, insert the following new clause:
§ .—(1) This section applies to any tenant of a publicly funded dwelling-house who, but for subsection (1) or (2)(a) of section 2 of the 1980 Act (exception for cases where landlord is a charitable housing association etc.), would have the right to buy: and a dwelling-house is publicly funded for the purposes of this section if housing association grant has been paid under section 29 of the 1974 Act in respect of a project which included—
- (a) the acquisition of the dwelling-house;
- (b) the acquisition of a building and the provision of the dwelling-house by means of the conversion of that building; or
- (c) the acquisition of land and the construction of the dwelling-house on that land.
§ (2)The Secretary of State may pay housing association grant under section 29 of the 1974 Act to an association registered under section 13 of that Act in cases where the association first acquires a dwelling-house and then disposes of it at a discount to a tenant to whom this section applies.
§ (3)Where an association registered under section 13 of the 1974 Act contracts for the acquisition of a dwelling-house and, without taking the conveyance, grant or assignment, disposes of its interest to a tenant to whom this section applies, subsection (2) above and the following provisions, namely—
- (a) section 122 of the 1980 Act and sections 104B(2)to(9) and 104C of the 1957 Act as applied by that section (disposals by housing associations);
- (b) Part II of Schedule 1A to the 1980 Act (qualification and discount);
- (c) section 2 of the 1974 Act (consent of Housing Corporation to disposals); and
- (d) Section 9(2) of that Act (Loans by Housing Corporation),
§ (4)A housing association which is a society registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965 may have among its objects that of effecting transactions falling within subsection (2) above without preventing the association being or, as the case may be, remaining registered under section 13 of the 1974 Act.
§ (5)In this section "dwelling-house" includes a house within the meaning of the 1957 Act.").
§ The Commons agreed to the above amendment with the following amendment:
39 Line 35, leave out subsection (4) and insert—
("14) Section 13 of the 1974 Act shall have effect as if the additional purposes or objects mentioned in subsection (3) of that section included the purpose or object of effecting transactions falling within subsection (2) above. ").
§ Lord Bellwin
My Lords, I beg to move that this House doth agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 39 to the Lords Amendment No. 38.
§ Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said amendment.—(Lord Bellwin.)1055
§ The Commons had made the following consequential amendments to the Bill:
40 Page 88, line 19, at end insert—
(" . In subsection (1) of section 127 of that Act (registration of housing associations) for the words from the beginning to "its objects" there shall be substituted the words "Section 13 of the 1974 Act (the register of housing associations) shall have effect as if the additional purposes or objects mentioned in subsection (3) of that section included" and the words from "without" onwards shall be omitted.").
§ 41 Page 90, line 47, column 3, at end insert—
|("In section 127(1), the words from "without"onwards.").|
§ Lord Bellwin
My Lords, I beg to move that this House doth agree with the Commons in their consequential Amendments Nos. 40 and 41.
§ Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said amendments.—(Lord Bellwin.)