Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009


Interpretation (Chapter 4).

23.— In this Chapter—

“Act of 2004” means the Residential Tenancies Act 2004;

“authorised agent” has the same meaning as in the Act of 2004;

“dwelling to which this Chapter applies” means a dwelling which is the subject of a rental accommodation availability agreement;

“qualified tenant” means a household assessed under section 20 as being qualified for social housing support;

“rental accommodation availability agreement” has the meaning given to it by section 24 and references to “availability agreement” shall be construed accordingly;

“rental accommodation provider” means a person who makes a dwelling, of which he or she is the owner, available under a rental accommodation availability agreement for the purposes of letting to a qualified tenant in accordance with this Chapter, and references to “provider” shall be construed accordingly;

“rent contribution” has the meaning given to it by section 25.