Housing Act, 1966

Supplementary grants by housing authority for reconstruction of houses.

29.—(1) Where a grant is made by the Minister whether before or after the commencement of this section to a person in respect of the reconstruction of a house, the housing authority may make a supplementary grant to the person.

(2) A supplementary grant under this section shall be of such amount as may be determined by the housing authority but shall exceed neither the amount of the grant made by the Minister nor the amount that, when added to the amount of the grant made by the Minister, equals two-thirds of the amount estimated by the Minister to be the cost of the reconstruction work.

(3) A housing authority may impose in relation to the making of supplementary grants under this section such conditions as they think fit.

(4) A grant shall not be made under this section in respect of a house in respect of which a grant was made under subsection (3A) (inserted by the Housing (Amendment) Act, 1958 of section 16 of the Act of 1948, subsection (3) of section 12 of the Housing (Amendment) Act, 1954 , or subsection (1) of section 8 of the Act of 1962.