New Clause 58
Housing and Regeneration Bill

Charities that have “received public assistance”

‘(1) For the purposes of this Part a registered charity has received public assistance if at least one of the following conditions is satisfied.

(2) Condition 1 is that the charity has received financial assistance from the HCA under section 22.

(3) Condition 2 is that the charity has received financial assistance under section 24 of the Local Government Act 1988 (c. 9) (assistance for privately let housing accommodation).

(4) Condition 3 is that the charity has had housing transferred to it pursuant to—

(a) a large scale disposal, within the meaning of section 34 of the Housing Act 1985 (c. 68), for which consent was required under section 32 or 43 of that Act, or

(b) a qualifying disposal that was made under section 135 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (c. 28).

(5) Condition 4 is that the charity has received a grant or loan under—

(a) section 18 of the Housing Act 1996 (c. 52) (social housing grants),

(b) section 22 of that Act (assistance from local authorities),

(c) section 58 of the Housing Associations Act 1985 (c. 69) (grants or loans by local authorities),

(d) section 50 of the Housing Act 1988 (c. 50), section 41 of the Housing Associations Act 1985 or any enactment replaced by that section (housing association grant),

(e) section 51 of the Housing Act 1988 (c. 50) or section 54 or 55 of the Housing Associations Act 1985 (c. 69) (revenue deficit grant or hostel deficit grant),

(f) section 79 of the Housing Associations Act 1985 (c. 69) (loans by Housing Corporation),

(g) section 31 of the Housing Act 1974 (c. 44) (management grants), or

(h) any enactment mentioned in paragraph 2 or 3 of Schedule 1 to the Housing Associations Act 1985 (c. 69) (pre-1974 grants and certain loans).’.—[Mr. Wright.]

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.