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Decision details

Consideration of Local Authority Housing Fund Application

Decision Maker: Executive, Council

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Councillor Geoff Saul, Executive Member for Housing and Social Welfare, introduced the report, which confirmed the preferred method of delivery, of up to sixteen new affordable homes, utilising the Local Authority Housing Fund Allocation, previously approved by the Executive on 8 February 2023.


Councillor Saul proposed that the Executive approve the recommendations in the report, which included confirming the preferred method of affordable housing delivery. This was seconded by Councillor Andy Graham, was put to a vote, and was agreed unanimously by the Executive.


Executive Resolved to:

  1. Accept the proposal from Cottsway Housing to fulfil the requirements of the Local Authority Housing Fund on behalf of the Council in respect of the delivery of 16 additional affordable homes;
  2. Passport the funding received by the Council to Cottsway Housing underpinned by a funding agreement setting out the relevant grant terms;
  3. Request the Chief Executive to establish a regular strategic forum to allow the Executive Member for Housing to improve the strategic engagement with our largest Registered Social Landlord in the district. Requests officers to update the Executive on a regular basis on progress against delivery of these homes and subsequent use for other housing purposes.

Publication date: 24/04/2023

Date of decision: 19/04/2023

Decided at meeting: 19/04/2023 - Executive

Effective from: 02/05/2023

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