Decision - Frederick Street - Scheme Approval

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Frederick Street - Scheme Approval

Decision Maker: Housing Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1)             That the Housing Committee approves:


i.               The proposed scheme of four new council homes at Frederick Street, Brighton under the New Homes for Neighbourhoods programme;

ii.              The rent levels for the 2 bed flats are set at Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates and the 1 bed flats are set at 37.5% Living Wage rates in line with the New Homes Rent policy.


2)             That the Housing Committee recommend to Policy & Resources Committee to:


i.               Appropriate the Frederick Street car park site (7-9, Frederick Street, Brighton, BN1 4TA) for planning purposes and delegate authority to the Executive Director for Neighbourhoods, Communities & Housing to appropriate for housing once the development is complete.


ii.              Approve the appropriation of land at Frederick Street from the General Fund to the Housing Revenue Account for £0.300m, being the best consideration reasonably obtainable.


iii.             Approve the use of £0.300m of commuted sums held for housing purposes as a contribution to the total scheme costs.

Report author: Laura Webster

Publication date: 18/09/2019

Date of decision: 18/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 18/09/2019 - Housing Committee

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