Decision details

Council Housing Growth Programme - Property Purchases (Whincover Road)

Reference: D55385

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 and Regeneration:
Granted approval to purchase the property, detailed in the Confidential
Appendix B, at Market Value as determined by Land & Property and authorised their use as designated Rough Sleeper accomodation, to be managed by Leeds Housing Options.
Authorised the required expenditure to enable the programme to progress the property acquisition detailed in Confidential Appendix B. This property
acquisition 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.
Noted that Executive Board granted Authority to Spend for the programme on 24th July 2019.
Noted that written approval to bring the property back into council housing stockwas provided by the Chief Officer (Housing) of Communities, Housing & Environment on the 8th June 2022

Wards Affected: Farnley and Wortley;

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

Publication date: 21/06/2022

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