Decision details

New Housebuilding Programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


RESOLVED that Cabinet:


A    Noted the Scrutiny Committee review of council house building and the Action Plan from that report, as set out in Appendix A to the report, as part of the delivery of the New House Building Programme.


B    Endorsed the aims of the New House Building Programme (NHBP) set out in paragraph 11 of the report.


C    Endorsed the themes of the New House Building Programme set out in paragraphs 12 to 31 of the report and in particular the principles of achieving appropriate tenure mixes, securing Section 106 funds to contribute to the housebuilding programme and of delivering new homes to carbon net zero standards.


D    Endorsed the Phase 1 schedule of projects of the New House Building Programme identified in paragraphs 45-47 and Appendix B of the report.


E     Noted that, before commencement, each individual scheme will be reported back to Cabinet showing viability and affordability in the context of the General Fund or Housing Revenue Account as appropriate (as set out in paragraphs 32-42 of the report).

Report author: Andrew Bramidge

Publication date: 25/03/2022

Date of decision: 24/03/2022

Decided at meeting: 24/03/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 02/04/2022

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