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Sheltered Housing Investment and Improvement Programme

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet

Member for Housing, Councillor Damien Egan, the Mayor agreed that:


(1) the rationale for considering a change to the service delivery

model in the Council’s sheltered housing stock, and the three potential

models for a new model as set out be noted;


(2) the proposals include the provision of a service charge assistance fund, to

assist tenants with the financial transition;


(3) if finally approved, these proposals would all see a management and

operational transfer of the service from the Council to Lewisham Homes;


(4) Officers immediately commence a comprehensive consultation exercise,

with all tenants currently residing in sheltered housing and their

representatives, regarding those three options;


(5) the outcome of this consultation be brought before Mayor and Cabinet for

final decision making before any change be implemented; and


(6) the plans for capital investment within the 18 sheltered housing

Schemes come forward separately to the consultation relating to the service

model, and all 18 schemes be brought to the Decent Homes standard and in

the following six schemes a new investment standard be trialled.


? Commodore Court

? Fairfields

? The White House

? The Vineries

? Lawrie Park Road

? Talbot Court

Publication date: 17/07/2015

Date of decision: 15/07/2015

Decided at meeting: 15/07/2015 - Mayor and Cabinet

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