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Extra Care Housing Update

Decision Maker: Adult Care & Health Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Update on the progress to secure additional extra care housing


(1)       That it be noted that the recommendations set out in paragraphs (a) to (c) below were approved by the Housing Committee held on 6 March 2013 and the Policy & Resources Committee held on 21 March 2013.    


(a)       That Committee note the proposed Brooke Mead Extra Care scheme which will be funded through affordable rents, a contribution from Adult Social Care revenue budgets, shared ownership and subsidy funding incorporated within the recent bid to the Homes & Communities Agency (HCA).

(b)       That Committee note proposals to proceed with a Planning application for the approval of extra care housing on the Brooke Mead Extra Care scheme, the current timetable for the proposed development and the pursuit of other funding options as detailed in the report.          


(c)        That the Committee recommend that the Policy and Resources Committee agree that the vacant Housing Revenue Account (‘HRA’) block of Brooke Mead, Albion Street, Brighton as shown on the annexed plan be demolished in order to be redeveloped, subject to Planning consent.


Report author: Martin Reid

Publication date: 17/06/2013

Date of decision: 17/06/2013

Decided at meeting: 17/06/2013 - Adult Care & Health Committee

Effective from: 25/06/2013

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