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S157 Housing Act 1985 (Occupancy Restriction)

The three attached documents give advice to those people who wish to purchase a former Council house which has a Devon occupancy restriction registered as a charge on the property with the Land Registry.

Please read the three documents which explain the requirements to obtain Council consent before contacting the Council’s Legal Services for further information and advice.

  1. PDF file What is the Section 157 Housing Act 1985 Restriction? (59KB Portable Document Format - 10 May 2012 - PDF Help)
  2. PDF file Special Notice (11KB Portable Document Format - 30 June 2011 - PDF Help)
  3. PDF file s157 Housing Act 1985 (423KB Portable Document Format - 30 June 2011 - PDF Help)

Page last updated on 28 January 2015