Decision details

To approve provision of additional housing under the Local Authority Housing Fund (LAHF) Round 2 for those unable to secure their own accommodation.

Reference: D56728

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


LAHF Round 2 provides further capital grant of £250m to support local authorities to provide sustainable housing for those unable to secure their own accommodation funded via the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC).


TheChief HousingOfficer:

a)  Granted approval to supportthe council’s planto providea further 11 homesunder theLocal AuthorityHousing Fund Round 2 and toaccept theDepartment forLevelling Up,Housing andCommunities (DLUHC) grantof £1,188,000 whichwill partfund theacquisition costs.

b)  Granted approval tosupport the purchase of tenproperties under the resettlement scheme element.

c)  Granted approval tosupport the purchase of one propertyto be allocated to a household under the temporary accommodation element.

d)  Granted approval to inject and give Authority to Spend for a total of £2.97m into the HRA Council HousingGrowth capital programme to fund the 11 acquisitions.


Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Briefing and report for approval.


Executive Member for Housing

Chief Digital and Information Officer

Chief Officer Asset Management & Regeneration

Contact: Gerard Tinsdale Email:

Publication date: 29/08/2023

Date of decision: 06/09/2023

Effective from: 14/09/2023

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