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Clearance Area in United Kingdom

Definition of Clearance Area

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Clearance Area : Formerly, an area declared as such by a housing authority (usually a district or London borough council) on the ground that the houses in it were unfit for human habitation or otherwise dangerous or injurious to health and were best demolished. The authority must also have been satisfied that alternative accommodation existed and that its resources were sufficient it then acquired the area and carried out the demolition. The power to designate a clearance area was abolished by the Housing Act 1974.

See also rehabilitation order.

Compare housing action area.

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  • Article Name: Clearance Area
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Clearance Area In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Clearance Area : [...]

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