Decision - Extra Care Housing - Brooke Mead Update

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Extra Care Housing - Brooke Mead Update

Decision Maker: Housing Committee (pre 2015)

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Update on planned Extra Care housing scheme


35.1    RESOLVED - That Housing Committee –


(1) Delegate authority to the Executive Director Environment Development & Housing to enter into the Care & Support Specialist Housing Fund (2013-18) Funding Agreement with the Homes & Communities Agency, the key elements of which are set out in this report.


(2) Recommend that the Policy & Resources Committee approve a capital programme budget up to a maximum of £8.3 m for the delivery of Brooke Mead extra care scheme to be financed through unsupported borrowing in the Housing Revenue Account, HCA Grant and a contribution from ASC.


(3) Delegate authority to the Executive Director Environment Development & Housing (in consultation with the Executive Director Finance & Resources) to enter into the necessary contracts (including with a development partner as necessary) to secure:

(i) the demolition of the existing building as previously agreed by Policy and Resources Committee (21 March 2013);

(ii) the design and build operations required to complete the development of the extra care housing scheme at Brooke Mead as described in this report; and

(iii) the housing management operation, in respect of the new extra care housing scheme.


Report author: Martin Reid

Publication date: 13/11/2013

Date of decision: 13/11/2013

Decided at meeting: 13/11/2013 - Housing Committee (pre 2015)

Effective from: 21/11/2013

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