Issue details

Local Authority Housing Company

The report considered the principle of the Council establishing a housing company to enable the delivery of new homes, that would otherwise not be delivered, with the ability to directly acquire land and construct homes.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant effect on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/06/2019

Decision due: 25 Jul 2019 by Cabinet

Decision due: 19 Nov 2019 by Overview & Scrutiny Panel

Decision due: 12 Dec 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Lesley Ann Game, Shadow Leader of the Council

Lead director: Tim Willis

Contact: Bob Porter, Head of Housing and Planning Tel: 01843 577006 Email: Tel: 01843 577006 Tel: 01843 577006.

What the decision will mean: In principle decision to establish a Local Authority Housing Company, subject to further detailed work. Agreement to fund initial set up costs.


Agenda items


  • Cabinet report  
  • Overview & Scrutiny Panel report  
  • 2nd Cabinet report