Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009

Chapter 4

Rental Accommodation Arrangements

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 .