Public and Community Housing Management (Community Housing Provider) Regulations 2014

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Eligibility criteria

5 Eligibility criteria

The eligibility criteria for registration in class 1: social landlord are as follows:

(a)

the applicant must be a community housing provider; and

(b)

the applicant must not be—

(i)

a local authority; or

(ii)

a council-controlled organisation; or

(iii)

a subsidiary of a local authority or council-controlled organisation unless the subsidiary is operating at arm’s length from the local authority or council-controlled organisation; and

(c)

the applicant’s governing body must, after having reviewed the performance standards, support the application for registration; and

(d)

the authority must be satisfied, on reasonable grounds, that the applicant has the capacity to meet the performance standards.