Issue details

Community Led Housing Grant scheme


The report considered a proposal to establish a community led housing grant scheme of £100,000 offering grants of up to £10,000 to help community groups with up front costs eg specialist, professional advice needed to bring housing projects forward such as planning appraisals, financial feasibility appraisals and housing needs surveys etc.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/10/2019

Decision due: 16 Dec 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Helen Whitehead, Shadow Deputy Leader and Shadow Cabinet Member for Housing

Lead director: Tim Willis

Contact: Bob Porter, Corporate Director of Place Tel: 01843 577006 Email:

What the decision will mean: This scheme will allow local community groups to apply to TDC for grants of up to £10,000 to allow them to work towards community led housing. Approval of these grants will be delegated to the Head of Housing and Planning.


Agenda items


  • Cabinet report