Housing Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday 6 February 2019 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 155 KB

To approve the attached minutes from the previous meeting on 29 November 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.


Brent based Registered Providers (RP) delivery of social housing pdf icon PDF 146 KB

The purpose of this report is to provide the Housing Scrutiny Committee with an overview of the Registered Providers (RP)s operating in Brent.


Welfare Reform and Homelessness (including the Homelessness Reduction Act) pdf icon PDF 191 KB

The report provides information about the impact of Welfare Reform on housing services and homelessness in the borough, feedback on the impact of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 as well as an overview of how challenges and outstanding risk have been managed.


Performance Update pdf icon PDF 253 KB

The report outlines the current performance for Brent Housing Management from April – December 2018 in key improvement areas for the service. Performance targets are presented alongside monitoring data, commentary and progress against the improvement plan work.


Housing Complaints pdf icon PDF 130 KB


This version of the 2017/18 Complaints Annual report focuses on complaints performance in the Housing directorate, with an overview report on complaints performance in the Housing directorate provided in Appendix A and a summary of the root cause of complaints and improvement actions in the Housing Directorate in 2017/18 in Appendix B.


Additional documents:


Work Programme 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 79 KB


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 128 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.