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