Decision details

Housing and Homelessness Strategy 2015-18

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That, subject to the following minor amendments, South Northamptonshire Council’s Housing and Homelessness Strategy 2015-2018 (annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book be approved:

·         Addition of an action regarding consultation with and understanding of neighbouring authorities and probation service equivalent strategies and their implications for South Northamptonshire Council

·         Within the Empty Properties 3 year actions (P.24 of the Strategy), the additional post within the Private Sector Housing Team to be subject to prior approval of a business case

·         Within the Empty Properties 3 year actions (P.24 of the Strategy), rephrase the bullet point regarding council tax rules to refer to the application of the appropriate council tax discretions

·         Update to reflect the adoption and provisions of the Joint Core Strategy

 

(2)          That authority be delegated to the Director of Development, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Economic Development, Regeneration and Housing, to finalise South Northamptonshire Council’s Housing and Homelessness Strategy 2015-2018 prior to publication.

Reason Key: Significant Expenditure or Savings and effect on communities in two or more wards;

Corporate Priorities : Protect Our Quality of Life;

Reason No Public Access: No

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Contact: Jacqueline Brooks, Planning Policy Officer Email: jacqueline.brooks@southnorthants.gov.uk Tel: 01327 322380, Joanne Barrett, Strategic Housing Manager Email: joanne.barrett@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk Tel: 01327 322369, Chris Stratford, Head of Regeneration and Housing Email: chris.stratford@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk Tel: 0300 003 0011.

Report author: Jacqueline Brooks

Publication date: 14/04/2015

Date of decision: 13/04/2015

Decided at meeting: 13/04/2015 - Cabinet

Effective from: 22/04/2015

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