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Agenda and decisions

Venue: Civic Suite

Contact: Nidhi Patil 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the meeting held on 28 November 2023 pdf icon PDF 247 KB

Decision:

1.1. RESOLVED: that the minutes of the last meeting be agreed as a true record.

 

2.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 211 KB

Decision:

2.1. Councillor Stephen Penfold declared an interest as a Director at J49- which is a registered social housing provider that operates within Lewisham.

 

3.

Allocations Policy Review and Choice-Based Lettings Update pdf icon PDF 601 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

·         That this report be noted along with the Committee’s concern regarding the time delay between properties being advertised and occupied, attributed in part to the properties not being ready to let at the time of being advertised.

 

4.

Temporary Accommodation- Supply and Pressures pdf icon PDF 384 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

·         That the Committee recognised the very difficult circumstances under which the housing service was currently operating and noted this report.

 

5.

Social Housing (Regulation) Act 2023 pdf icon PDF 265 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

·         That this report and the work taking place in Lewisham to prepare for the introduction of the Social Housing (Regulation) Act 2023, be noted.

 

6.

Update on Repairs Transformation pdf icon PDF 200 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

·         That the Committee welcomed the honesty and transparency of this presentation. The Committee had been concerned about repairs for a long time and hoped that work would now progress in the right direction.

·         That the Committee recognised how important repairs were for Lewisham’s residents and would review the progress of the repairs service again at its meetings in the new municipal year.

 

7.

Select Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 303 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

·         that the following agenda items be agreed for the March 2024 meeting- Repairs Service Update from Housing Providers and Update on Emergency Housing and Housing Assistance Policy.