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 has:
1. Granted approval to purchase the properties detailed in Confidential Appendix A, at market value, as determined by Land & Property, and authorised their return to council housing stock.
2. Authorised the required expenditure to enable the programme to progress the property acquisitions detailed in Confidential Appendix A. These property 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. 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 29th August 2023.
Wards Affected: Farnley and Wortley; Gipton and Harehills; Middleton Park;
Contact: Rebecca Storey, Project Officer, City Development 0113 37 81005 Email: Rebecca.Storey@leeds.gov.uk.
Publication date: 08/09/2023