Decision Maker: Director of City Development
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Director of City Development:
1. Grant Approval to Purchase the properties detailed in the confidential Appendix A at market value as determined by Land & Property to be returned to Council housing stock.
2. Authorise the required expenditure to enable the programme to progress the property acquisition(s) detailed in Confidential Appendix A, giving special consideration to proposed acquisitions with a net cost greater than the defined purchase budget. These acquisitions will be funded from the Council Housing Growth Programme budget, via a combination of Housing Revenue Account (HRA) borrowing and Right to Buy receipts.
3. Note that Executive Board granted Authority to Spend for the programme on 24th July 2019.
4. Note that the Chief Officer Housing has approved these acquisitions, confirming they are suitable to be added back into council housing stock.
Wards Affected: Farnley and Wortley;
Contact: Rebecca Storey, Project Officer, City Development 0113 3781005 Email: Rebecca.Storey@leeds.gov.uk.
Publication date: 05/10/2021