St. Raphael’s Estate - Housing Options Appraisal
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Cabinet to consider housing improvement and development options for the estate.
Reason for deferral from October to November Cabinet meeting: Officers to undertake further work and engagement around the proposals.
i. Cabinet would work with residents and tenants to set up a governance structure which will oversee this project.
ii. Cabinet agreed to officers progressing work on the St Raphael’s Estate to assess potential housing improvement and development opportunities for the estate.
iii. Cabinet agreed to delegate authority to the Strategic Director of Community Wellbeing in consultation with the Lead Member for Housing and Welfare Reform for the award of contract for a Multi-disciplinary Design Team and other key consultants as required including cost consultants.
iv. Cabinet agreed that an Estate ballot, would take place prior to any final decision to proceed with option 2 as set out in the report.
v. Cabinet noted that officers were working on establishing a partnership arrangement with Network Homes and Peabody Trust to take forward any future development of the St Raphael’s Estate with any final agreement subject to approval by Cabinet.
vi. Cabinet noted that an update would be provided to Cabinet at appropriate points in the programme.
Reason Key: Signficant expenditure/savings > 30% of budget for the function in question;
Wards Affected: Stonebridge;
Contact: Hakeem Osinaike, Operational Director Housing Email: Hakeem.Osinaike@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 2023.
Report author: Hakeem Osinaike
Publication date: 13/11/2018
Date of decision: 12/11/2018
Decided at meeting: 12/11/2018 - Cabinet
Effective from: 21/11/2018