| Commentary

412 Succession

| Commentary

412 Succession

The Housing Act 1988 extends the definition of a qualifying worker to enable a surviving spouse or civil partner or a member of an agricultural worker’s family to succeed, in certain circumstances, to the statutory protection the worker enjoyed in respect of the dwellinghouse. The relevant provisions are contained in the Housing Act 1988 Schedule 3. On the death of a qualifying occupier:

  1. 412.1

        if the deceased leaves a spouse or civil partner who has been residing in the dwellinghouse immediately before the deceased’s death (and provided the spouse or civil partner does not already have a contractual

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