Decision - New Homes for Neighbourhoods: Buckley Close

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New Homes for Neighbourhoods: Buckley Close

Decision Maker: Housing & New Homes Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Report asking for approval to demolish garages and develop 12 new homes at Buckley Close in Hangleton as part of the New Homes for Neighbourhoods Programme


(1)            That the Housing & New Homes Committee approves:


i.         The proposed scheme of twelve new council homes at Buckley Close, Hove  under the New Homes for Neighbourhoods programme and notes that an HRA budget variation of £2.930m for this scheme will be proposed for approval by Policy, Resources & Growth Committee as part of the month 7 Budget Monitoring Report;


ii.        The demolition of the existing garages at Buckley Close;


iii.      The scheme rent levels at 37.5% of Living Wage, in line with the New Homes Rent Policy;  


iv.      Construction through the council’s Strategic Construction partnership with Morgan Sindall;


(2)      That the Housing and New Homes Committee recommend to Policy, Resources & Growth Committee to:


v.       Appropriate the Buckley Close former garages site (Buckley Close, Hangleton, Hove BN3 8EU) for planning purposes and delegate authority to the Executive Director of Environment, Economy and Culture to appropriate for housing once the development is complete.


Report author: Sam Smith

Publication date: 14/11/2018

Date of decision: 14/11/2018

Decided at meeting: 14/11/2018 - Housing & New Homes Committee

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