Decision details

Council Housing Growth Programme - Property Buybacks

Reference: D48652

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Director of Resources and Housing:
1. Authorised the required expenditure to enable the programme to progress the property acquisitions detailed in Confidential Appendix A. These acquisitions to be funded from existing Council Housing Growth Programme unallocated budget, made up of a combination of Housing Revenue Account (HRA) and Right to Buy receipts.
2. Noted that a report will be submitted to Executive Board in June 2019 to secure Authority to Spend approval for the overarching 3 year property acquisitions programme.
3. Noted that a report is being submitted in parallel to the Director of City Development to request approval to acquire these assets for Housing & Resources so that they can be returned to Council Housing Stock.

Wards Affected: Various;

Contact: Wendy Myers, Project Manager 0113 37 82815 Email:

Publication date: 03/05/2019

Date of decision: 03/05/2019

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