Housing Scrutiny Committee
Thursday 13 September 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Boardrooms 3-5 - Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ. View directions

Contact: Nikoleta Nikolova, Governance Officer  tel: 0208 937 1587, Email:

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Apologies for absence and clarification of alternate members


Declarations of interests

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, the nature and existence of any relevant disclosable pecuniary, personal or prejudicial interests in the items on this agenda and to specify the item(s) to which they relate.


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To approve the attached minutes from the previous meeting on 12 July 2018 as a correct record.


Matters arising (if any)

To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.


Deputations (if any)

To hear any deputations received from members of the public in accordance with Standing Order 67.


Petitions (if any)

To discuss any petitions from members of the public, in accordance with Standing Order 66.


Allocations Policy pdf icon PDF 164 KB

The report provides a brief overview of the Council’s current Allocations Scheme, used for the allocation of Social Housing in Brent, specifically how the scheme is applied to Care Leavers, and explains the allocation of properties owned by Invest4Brent (I4B). 

Additional documents:


Grounds Maintenance (Estates) pdf icon PDF 118 KB

The report provides an overview of the grounds maintenance arrangement across the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) land as well as an outline of the contract management arrangement, Council’s approach to tree management and how the ground maintenance service complements the wider approach to housing and neighbourhood management.


Landlord Licensing pdf icon PDF 322 KB

The report provides an outline of the Council’s landlord licensing scheme within the context of private housing in Brent, its financing, impact on landlords and tenants as well as challenges and future strategies.


Work Programme 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 77 KB


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 147 KB


Any other urgent business

Notice of items to be raised under this heading must be given in writing to the Head of Executive and Member Services or his representative before the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 60.