Decision - Home Purchase Policy - progress update

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Home Purchase Policy - progress update

Decision Maker: Housing Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


That the Housing Committee:


1)             Notes the outcomes of the Home Purchase Policy to date.


2)             Recommends that Policy and Resources Committee agree an additional HRA capital budget of £3.000m for the scheme for 2019/20.


3)             Recommends to the Constitutional Working Group a review of the financial limits applied to officer scheme of delegations.


4)             Recommends use of the rent support reserve held within the HRA reserves to enable consideration of reduction of rents under the Home Purchase Policy to achieve social rents or 27.5% living wage rents.

Report author: Diane Hughes

Publication date: 18/09/2019

Date of decision: 18/09/2019

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

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