One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who owns the house or flat in which they live.
- ‘Council or housing association tenants are not eligible for the scheme, which is only available to owner-occupiers and private tenants.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
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