Cabinet considered a report recommending the introduction of a new service charge to cover the cost of two full time, dedicated Housing Response Officer’s to enhance the service to the 6 tower blocks. For 2022/23 this charge is proposed to be £2.56 per week.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: Central Harbour Ward; Dane Valley Ward; Eastcliff Ward; Newington Ward;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/10/2021
Decision due: 23 Nov 2021 by Overview & Scrutiny Panel
Decision due: 16 Dec 2021 by Cabinet
Lead member: Councillor Jill Bayford, Cabinet Member for Housing Cllr-Jill.Bayford@thanet.gov.uk
Lead director: Tim Willis
Contact: Sally O'Sullivan, Tenant and Leaseholder Services Manager Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resident consultation via paper and online survey
OSP on 23/11/2021
The budget implications will also need to be considered at full council.
Tenants and leaseholders of tower blocks
What the decision will mean: The service charge for tenants and leaseholders in high rise blocks would increase to cover the cost of providing 2 x dedicated HROs