Decision - New Homes for Neighbourhoods Modular Pilot - Y:Cube proposal

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New Homes for Neighbourhoods Modular Pilot - Y:Cube proposal

Decision Maker: Housing & New Homes Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Seeking agreement of Housing & New Homes and Policy, Resources and Growth Committees to lease a largely cleared HRA garage site to YMCA Downslink to develop up to 21 modular Y:Cube units of affordable rented housing


That Housing & New Homes Committee recommend to Policy, Resources and Growth Committee:


1)       That the land at Eastergate Road, Brighton as identified in the plan at Appendix 1 be made available for leasing for the development of affordable rented housing.


2)       That there be delegated authority to the Executive Directors for Economy, Environment & Culture, Finance and Resources and Neighbourhoods, Communities & Housing (in consultation with each other) to enter into the necessary contracts with YMCA DownsLink Group to lease the largely cleared council housing garage site at Eastergate Road, Brighton in order to secure the building of modular Y:Cube homes for affordable rent by the YMCA. The granting of the lease is subject to YMCA DownsLink Group obtaining planning consent, funding and entering into a nominations agreement with the council.


Report author: Carol Jenkins

Publication date: 14/06/2017

Date of decision: 14/06/2017

Decided at meeting: 14/06/2017 - Housing & New Homes Committee

Effective from: 22/06/2017

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