Housing Renovation etc. Grants (Grant Limit) Order 1993

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1993/553

1993 No. 553

HOUSING, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Housing Renovation etc. Grants (Grant Limit) Order 1993

Made 5th March 1993

Laid before Parliament 15th March 1993

Coming into force 5th April 1993

The Secretary of State for the Environment, as respects England, and the Secretary of State for Wales, as respects Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 116(5) and 137(2) of the Local Government and Housing Act 19891, and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Housing Renovation etc. Grants (Grant Limit) Order 1993 and shall come into force on 5th April 1993.

S-2 Grant limit

Grant limit

2. The formula, for calculating a maximum amount of grant which a local housing authority may pay in respect of an application for a grant, prescribed under section 116(5) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 is—

where—

A is the lesser of—

(a) £50,000; and

(b) the amount of the grant which, but for this article, would be payable (as the case may be) in respect of—

(i) works which are needed to cause the dwelling to be fit for human habitation, and

(ii) works which are needed to comply with a notice under section 189, 190 or 352 of the Housing Act 19852(repair notices in respect of unfit houses and houses in a state of disrepair but not unfit, and power to require works to render premises fit for number of occupants), and

(iii) works which are needed and appropriate to meet the needs of a disabled occupant and are for any one or more of the purposes set out in section 114(3) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (approval of applications to provide certain facilities for the disabled); and

B is the amount of the grant payable in respect of other works.

S-3 Transitional provision

Transitional provision

3. This Order shall not have effect in relation to an application for a grant made before the coming into force of this Order.

Michael Howard

Secretary of State for the Environment

4th March 1993

David Hunt

Secretary of State for Wales

5th March 1993

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order prescribes the formula for calculating the maximum amount of grant which a local housing authority may pay in respect of applications for grant which it must approve under section 112, section 113 or section 114 in Part VIII of the Local Government and...

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