Definition of owner-occupier in English:



  • A person who owns the house or flat in which they live.

    • ‘A limited number of houses were built by owner-occupiers who had borrowed money from the newly formed building societies.’
    • ‘Secondly, the owner-occupier of qualifying residential property will be allowed a deduction for eligible expenditure against his total income from all sources.’
    • ‘Nearly 950 residents - some council tenants and some owner-occupiers - will have to be found new homes.’
    • ‘One owner-occupier, who lives in one of the terraces off Eastbourne Street and still has a mortgage, was due to see a council surveyor.’
    • ‘Council or housing association tenants are not eligible for the scheme, which is only available to owner-occupiers and private tenants.’