Peterborough Housing Strategy* - SEP19/CAB/41
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Following Cabinet Decision JAN18/CAB/18 this
is a new project to increase the supply of housing and address the
demand for accommodation resulting from the increase in
Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED to:
1. Note that the Cabinet Member for Housing, Culture and Recreation had commissioned an updated Housing Strategy for Peterborough.
2. Approve an application being immediately sent to the Government to set up a Housing Revenue Account as part of the Council’s Housing Strategy to tackle homelessness in the City.
Reasons for the decision:
There was the requirement for a revised Housing Strategy for Peterborough to ensure stakeholder requirements were being met.
As part of the Housing Strategy work being undertaken give approval, when required and in consultation with Partners, for the Council to go through the Government application process in order to be able to set up a Housing Revenue Account (HRA) as a potential option.
Alternative options considered:
The Housing Strategy would set out the options and preferred route forward for the Council.
Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:
Publication date: 23/09/2019
Date of decision: 23/09/2019
Decided at meeting: 23/09/2019 - Cabinet
Effective from: 27/09/2019