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Decision details

Peterborough Housing Strategy* - SEP19/CAB/41

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

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 homelessness

Decision:

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:

None.

Background Documents:

None.

Publication date: 23/09/2019

Date of decision: 23/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 23/09/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/09/2019

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