The Social Housing Rents (Exceptions and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2019/682

2019 No. 682

Housing, England

The Social Housing Rents (Exceptions and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

Made 26th March 2019

Laid before Parliament 1st April 2019

Coming into force 23th April 2019

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by paragraph 4(2) and (3) of Schedule 2 to the Welfare Reform and Work Act 20161.

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Social Housing Rents (Exceptions and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 and come into force on 23rd April 2019.

S-2 Amendment of the Social Housing Rents (Exceptions and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2016

Amendment of the Social Housing Rents (Exceptions and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2016

2.—(1) The Social Housing Rents (Exceptions and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 20162are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 193after paragraph (2) insert—

S-2A

“2A Subject to paragraph (5), the accommodation is provided by a private registered provider4under an agreement with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority5

(a) to provide the accommodation pursuant to paragraph 20 of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Devolution Deal of 16th March 20176, and

(b) which permits the accommodation to be let as social housing at an affordable rent.

S-2B

2B Subject to paragraph (5), the accommodation is provided by a private registered provider under an agreement with one or more of the local authorities specified in paragraph (2C) —

(a) to provide the accommodation pursuant to the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Outline Agreement of 22nd November 20177, and

(b) which permits the accommodation to be let as social housing at an affordable rent.

S-2C

2C For the purposes of paragraph (2B), the specified local authorities are—

(a) Cherwell District Council,

(b) Oxford City Council,

(c) South Oxfordshire District Council,

(d) Vale of White Horse District Council,

(e) West Oxfordshire District Council.”.

Kit Malthouse

Minister of State

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

26th March 2019

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Social Housing Rents (Exceptions and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2016 which, amongst other things, define affordable rent housing for the purposes of the Welfare Reform and...

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