Commentary

433 Rehousing: the general position

AGRICULTURAL TENANCIES vol 2(1)
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433 Rehousing: the general position

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(b) Re-housing by the local authority

433 Rehousing: the general position

The special ground for possession under the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 enabling the landlord to apply to the local authority for alternative accommodation to re-house an agricultural worker survives the enactment of the Housing Act 19881. The position is not straightforward. Whilst the Housing Act 1988 seeks to maintain the ability to enable workers to be rehoused through an application to the Housing Authority, it does so by amending the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 Section 272. The result is that the ability of the owner

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