Decision details

Council Housing Growth Programme - Property Acquisitions (Whincover Hill, Bodmin Crescent)

Reference: D55382

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:
Has granted approval to purchase the properties, detailed in the Confidential Appendix B, at Market Value as determined by Land & Property and authorise their use as designated Rough Sleeper accommodation, to be managed by Leeds Housing Options.
Has 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 a Homes England grant of £50,000.
Has noted that Executive Board granted Authority to Spend for the programme on 24th July 2019.
Has 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 the:10th May 2022.

Wards Affected: Farnley and Wortley; Middleton Park;

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

Publication date: 21/06/2022

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