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Decision details

Future of Housing Management: Options Appraisal

Decision Maker: Mayor and Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an open officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet Member for Housing Management and Homelessness, Councillor Sophie Davis, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed to:


a) Note the findings of the initial review of housing management options.


b) Approve, subject to consideration of tenant and leaseholder consultation responses, as the Council's preferred option the transfer of housing management functions in-house to the Council in relation to the Council's housing stock (Option 2).


c) Instruct officers to carry out a financial analysis for the Council to undertake housing management functions and services in relation to its housing stock.


d) Instruct Officers to undertake a consultation with tenants and leaseholders in relation to the proposal to bring housing management functions and services in-house to the Council (Option 2).


e) Instruct officers to consider tenant and leaseholder consultation responses and report to the Cabinet on the same, in order to allow Cabinet an opportunity to consider those consultation responses and to enable it to make a decision whether to adopt Option 2 (whether modified as a consequence of the consultation or not) as Council policy.


f) Inform Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) of the intention of the Council to consult with tenants and leaseholders on the future of the landlord management service.


Publication date: 08/07/2022

Date of decision: 06/07/2022

Decided at meeting: 06/07/2022 - Mayor and Cabinet

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