Agenda item - Minutes of the previous meetings

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Agenda item

Minutes of the previous meetings

To consider the minutes of the meetings held on 14th June 2017 and 28 June 2017 (copy attached).

 

Minutes:

20.1   Councillor Mears stated that it had been previously agreed to have a yearly inspection of properties. She would like this confirmed. The Chair confirmed that there would be inspections every 12 months.

 

20.2    Councillor Gibson referred to paragraph 6.4 on page 5 of the minutes of 14th June 2017. This resolved that officers prepare a report outlining how the risk of evictions caused by the housing benefit changes and benefit cap would be minimised. Councillor Gibson asked when the report would be submitted to the Committee. The Chair confirmed that the report was expected to be submitted to the November meeting.

 

20.3    Councillor Gibson referred to resolution 14.9 (3) on page 20 of the minutes of 14th June 2017.  This resolved that a further report be undertaken to identify the potential savings across the council and other public service providers that are achievable from using additional properties in Housing First. He sought assurance that the report would be available by 17th January 2018 committee meeting. The Chair replied that she had been assured by officers that the report would be submitted to the January committee meeting.

 

20.4    RESOLVED - That the minutes of the Housing and New Homes Committees held on 14th June 2017 and 28th June 2017 be agreed and signed as a correct record.

 

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