Decision details

Council Housing Growth Programme – Rough Sleepers Accommodation Programme (RSAP) Property Purchases - Batch 8

Reference: D55982

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Chief Officer Asset Management & Regeneration:
1. Granted approval to purchase the properties detailed in Confidential Appendix B, at Market Value as determined by Land & Property and authorised their use as designated Rough Sleeper accommodation, to be managed by Leeds Housing Options.
2. Authorised the required expenditure to enable the programme to progress the property acquisitions detailed in Confidential Appendix B. These property acquisitions will be funded from the Council Housing Growth Programme budget, via a combination of Housing Revenue Account (HRA) borrowing and a Homes England grant of £50,000 per property.
3. Noted that Executive Board granted Authority to Spend for the programme on 24th July 2019.
4. Noted that written approval to bring the properties back into council housing stock was provided by the Chief Officer (Housing) of Communities, Housing & Environment on 5th December 2022.

Wards Affected: Cross Gates and Whinmoor; Killingbeck and Seacroft;

Contact: Liam Riley, Council Housing Growth Officer 0113 378 4156 Email:

Publication date: 26/01/2023

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