Decision details

Housing Acquisition Programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Proposal to undertake an acquisition programme in Ramsgate with a spend of £727,600.


Cabinet agreed:


1.  To the principles set out in the Cabinet report for a further acquisition programme of between 3 and 4 homes;


2.  To allocate £727,600 of Housing Contributions to fund the programme;


3.  To delegate authority to the Head of Housing & Planning services, to complete the acquisition of new homes within the programme.


Reasons for the decision:

The housing contributions of £727,600 that are proposed to be used for this programme were secured by the council as part of the conditions attached to the 2004 permission of the Royal Sands Development, which was received in 2017. The condition required that the contributions would be allocated for affordable housing in the local area.

Alternative options considered:


Report author: Bob Porter

Publication date: 16/11/2018

Date of decision: 15/11/2018

Decided at meeting: 15/11/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/11/2018

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