Decision - Housing Delivery Options - Wholly Owned Housing Company

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Housing Delivery Options - Wholly Owned Housing Company

Decision Maker: Housing & New Homes Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


(1)  That Housing & New HomesCommittee


(i)    recommends the report to Policy, Resources & Growth Committee as out at paragraph 2.2 subject to the below details at (2) .first coming back to a future meeting of the Housing & New Homes Committee to be approved.


(ii)   Recommends the below details are provided to all members, and a final decision to proceed with a wholly owned council housing company be approved by a meeting of Full Council.


(2)  That Policy, Resources and Growth Committee:


(i) Give delegated authority to the Executive Director of Economy, Environment & Culture in consultation with the Executive Lead Officer for Strategy Governance & Law and Executive Director of Finance & Resources to:

a. progress a wholly owned Special Purpose Vehicle or Housing Company to support the provision of additional homes in the city;

b. agree and authorise execution the preparation of documentation required to implement the model;

c. make the appointments to the management board; which will include the Chair, Opposition Spokesperson and Minority Group Spokesperson of the Housing and New Homes Committee.

(ii) Note that future projects will come back to committee for approval including any business plans and the disposal of land/sites.




Report author: Martin Reid, Sam Smith

Publication date: 16/11/2016

Date of decision: 16/11/2016

Decided at meeting: 16/11/2016 - Housing & New Homes Committee

Effective from: 24/11/2016

Accompanying Documents:


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