Decision details

Council Housing Growth Programme - purchase of residential properties by the Property Acquisitions Project- for use as council housing.

Reference: D54143

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. 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 Communities, Housing & Environment so that they can be returned to Council Housing Stock.

Wards Affected: Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; Cross Gates and Whinmoor; Gipton and Harehills;

Contact: Mark Denton 07891 278062 Email:

Publication date: 03/06/2021

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