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For the purposes of this Q&A we have focused on the nature and extent of the provision of section 178 of the Housing Act 1985 (HA 1985) which applies to costs between the tenant and landlord where the tenant is exercising a right to buy or right to acquire.
The purpose of HA 1985, s 178 is to disallow any term in a contract which forces the tenant to
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