Agenda and decisions

Cabinet Member for Housing
Monday, 20th July, 2020 4.30 pm

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Contact: Joanne Wildsmith  Email: joanne.wildsmith@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declaration of Interests

3.

Development of Affordable Housing - Highgrove Lodge Site pdf icon PDF 139 KB

The purpose of the report by the Director of Housing, Neighbourhood and Building Services is to seek the necessary approvals for the delivery of a new supported housing development of four, 4 bed flats and two, 4 bed bungalows on the redundant Highgrove Lodge site.  This is for the delivery of 6 new properties, this in turn delivers new homes for 24 adults with either learning disabilities and/or physical disabilities within the Supported Housing Portfolio.

 

 

RECOMMENDED:

 

(1)  That the Cabinet Member for Housing approves Capital Expenditure of  £5.1m, to deliver 6 new properties housing 24 adults with Learning disabilities and/or physical disabilities comprising of four, 4 bed shared flats and two, 4 bed shared bungalows to be held in the Supported Housing Portfolio within the Housing Revenue Account.

 

(2)  That the Cabinet Member for Housing delegates authority to the Director Housing, Neighbourhood and Building Services in consultation with the Director of Finance and Resources & S151 Officer to amend the composition and spending profile of the proposed schemes in order to meet planning and design requirements and also to agree the use of either Grant funding or 141 receipts whilst ensuring that the schemes remain financially viable following any necessary changes.

 

(3)  That the Cabinet Member for Housing delegates the Director of Housing, Neighbourhood and Building to apply for any grant funding to support the scheme.

Additional documents:

Decision:

(1)  The Cabinet Member for Housing approved Capital Expenditure of  £5.1m, to deliver 6 new properties housing 24 adults with Learning disabilities and/or physical disabilities comprising of four, 4 bed shared flats and two, 4 bed shared bungalows to be held in the Supported Housing Portfolio within the Housing Revenue Account.

 

(2)  The Cabinet Member for Housing delegated authority to the Director Housing, Neighbourhood and Building Services in consultation with the Director of Finance and Resources & S151 Officer to amend the composition and spending profile of the proposed schemes in order to meet planning and design requirements and also to agree the use of either grant funding or 141 receipts whilst ensuring that the schemes remain financially viable following any necessary changes.

 

(3)  The Cabinet Member for Housing delegates the Director of Housing, Neighbourhood and Building to apply for any grant funding to support the scheme.

 

(Note: for future meetings the Cabinet Member will be referred to as the Cabinet Member for Housing and Preventing Homelessness as announced at full Cabinet on 14th July 2020 which was after publication of this agenda and report)