Decision details

Investment of Affordable Housing Planning Obligation Funding

Reference: D43751

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Executive Board will be requested to note the content of the report and to provide authority to spend on the proposed schemes.


The Director of City Development submitted a report providing an overview of the current position regarding the affordable housing planning obligation funding (Commuted Sums) and which sought approval for the investment of such funding into a range of new supply affordable housing schemes.


Responding to a Member’s enquiry, the Board was provided with information on the proposals detailed within the report in respect of the site at Kidacre Street, Hunslet, whilst an update was also provided on the current position regarding the creation extra care housing in the context of affordable housing provision.



(a)  That the content of the submitted report, be noted;


(b)  That the necessary ‘authority to spend’ for those schemes listed at section 3.9 of the submitted report, be approved.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Regeneration, Transport and Planning

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Housing Growth Elected Members Steering Group


Executive Member for Regeneration, Transport and Planning

Executive Member for Communities

Contact: Sarah May 0113 247 4227 Email:

Report author: Sarah May

Publication date: 28/09/2016

Date of decision: 21/09/2016

Decided at meeting: 21/09/2016 - Executive Board

Effective from: 01/10/2016

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