Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009

Arrangements with households for payment of moneys due and owing to housing authority.

34.— (1) This section applies to the following provisions:

(a) sections 28 , 31 and 32 (8) and (9);

(b) section 13 of the Act of 1988;

(c) sections 3 and 11 of the Act of 1992, and

(d) section 25 of the Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act 1998 .

(2) Where there are moneys due and owing by a household to a housing authority under any of the provisions to which this section applies and the housing authority is satisfied that the household would otherwise suffer undue hardship, the housing authority may enter into arrangements with the household for the payment of those moneys (together with any interest that may have accrued under section 33 (2)) by such instalments and at such times as the housing authority considers reasonable in all the circumstances in addition to any rent, charges, fees or loan repayments that the household is paying to the authority.