Decision details

Affordable Housing Research and Overview and Scrutiny Review

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the research undertaken by the Housing Quality network (HQN) into the future delivery of affordable housing in the District.


(A)         that the report into Affordable Housing produced by the Housing Quality Network be used to inform the identification of options for further enhancing the supply of affordable housing informed by local needs

(B)          that the Head of Housing and Health, acting in       consultation with the Executive Member for     Neighbourhoods, draws on the HQN report’s findings when revising the council’s Housing and Health Strategy     and Tenancy Strategy for consideration by Council in due           course in 2021/22

(C)          the Overview and Scrutiny (O&S) Committee’s           recommendations, presented in section 3, for enhancing           the council’s working arrangements with registered           providers be approved.


Report author: Jonathan Geall

Publication date: 07/01/2021

Date of decision: 05/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 05/01/2021 - Executive

Effective from: 15/01/2021

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