Decision - Housing Supply Update report - 2019-2023

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Housing Supply Update report - 2019-2023

Decision Maker: Housing Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Update on delivery of an accelerated programme to buy & build 800 new council homes maximising the use of HRA borrowing, RTB receipts and other funding routes. Also, development (700) other new homes that are as affordable as possible utilising predominantly brownfield sites. Report to include decision to increase staff capacity to support enhanced plan for delivery of new housing supply.


1)               That the Housing Committee note the contents of this report.


2)               That the Housing Committee notes that estimates for new revenue spend on housing supply for 2020/21 will be included in the HRA Revenue and Capital Budget Report for approval in February 2020.


3)               That Housing Committee recommend to Policy & Resources (P&R) Committee that for 2019/20, any new revenue costs (estimated at £0.100m) arising from the increased support for delivery of housing supply, should be met from HRA general reserves (current balance £6.980m).

Report author: Ododo Dafe

Publication date: 18/09/2019

Date of decision: 18/09/2019

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

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