Decision details

Council Housing Growth Programme – Property Buybacks

Reference: D52636

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 the Council Housing Growth Programme budget, via a combination of Housing Revenue Account (HRA) borrowing and Right to Buy receipts.
2. Noted that Executive Board granted Authority to Spend for the programme on 24th July 2019.
3. Noted that a report is being submitted in parallel to the Director of City Development to request approval to acquire the properties for Housing & Resources so that they can be returned to Council Housing Stock.

Wards Affected: Beeston and Holbeck; Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; Cross Gates and Whinmoor; Kirkstall;

Contact: Mark Denton 07891 278062 Email:

Publication date: 06/01/2021

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