Agenda

Housing Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday 16 January 2018 7.00 pm

Venue: Board Rooms 3, 4 & 5 - Brent Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Nikoleta Nikolova, Governance Officer, tel: 0208 937 1587  Email: Nikoleta.Nikolova@brent.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of interests

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

2.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 208 KB

To approve the attached minutes from the previous meeting on 1 November 2017 as a correct record.

3.

Matters arising (if any)

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

4.

Deputations (if any)

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

5.

Petitions (if any)

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

6.

Housing Revenue Account (HRA) rent setting pdf icon PDF 354 KB

The report sets out the proposal for the 2018/19 rent and service charges to Cabinet as part of the Rent Report as well as an overview of the Council’s proposed capital investment spend for the housing stock including the travellers site at Lynton Close.

7.

Fire Safety Task Group Report pdf icon PDF 92 KB

 

This report set out the findings and recommendations of the recent task group into Fire Safety of Low-Rise Domestic Properties.

Additional documents:

8.

Brent based Registered Providers (RP) delivery of social housing pdf icon PDF 80 KB

The report takes a detailed look at the largest Registered Providers operating in the borough over the next quarter, focusing on one landlord every month as well as the level and quality of services they deliver to local residents.

 

Additional documents:

9.

Brent’s Housing Associations: scrutiny task group report (July 2016) pdf icon PDF 95 KB

This report updates Housing Scrutiny Committee on the changes made to the Council’s work with Housing Associations in Brent, and relates these to the recommendations in the scrutiny task group report of July 2016.

 

10.

Review short-listed candidates as co-opted members for the Committee pdf icon PDF 100 KB

The paper sets out proposed co-opted members to the committee, following a selection process as previously agreed by members.

11.

Scaffolding protocol (verbal item)

12.

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.