830. Letting arranged in discharge of local housing authority's interim duties to house the homeless.

Where, in pursuance of any of its housing functions under the provisions of the Housing Act 1996 that impose interim duties to house the homeless1, a local housing authority2 makes arrangements with a private landlord to provide accommodation3, a tenancy granted to the applicant in pursuance of the arrangements cannot be an assured tenancy4 before the end of the period of 12 months beginning with:

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    (1)     the date on which the applicant was notified of the authority's decision5 on his case6; or

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    (2)     if there is a review of that decision following a request