Decision details

Council Housing Growth Programme – Property Buybacks

Reference: D52269

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

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: Alwoodley; Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; Gipton and Harehills;

Contact: Wendy Myers, Project Manager 0113 37 82815 Email:

Publication date: 07/09/2020

Date of decision: 07/09/2020

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