Decision details

Affordable Homes Programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To update Cabinet on the programme and seek to tender various contracts.

Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED:

 

(1)     To note the contents of the report and progress to date on delivering both the New Council Homes Programme (NCHP) and other programmes and projects to deliver 5,000 new affordable homes in the borough by 2024.

 

(2)     To note the demand forecasts and that the current programme would continue to reduce the demand for permanent Council Homes.

 

(3)     To delegate authority to the Strategic Director, Community Wellbeing, in consultation with the Lead Member for Housing and Welfare Reform, to agree pre-tender considerations, invite tenders, evaluate tenders and thereafter to award development / construction contracts with developers / contractors in respect of the site listed in section 6.5 of the report (Church End).

 

(4)     To delegate authority to the Strategic Director, Community Wellbeing, in consultation with the Lead Member for Housing and Welfare Reform, to agree pre-tender considerations, invite tenders, evaluate tenders and thereafter to award development / construction contracts with developers / contractors in respect of the sites listed in section 6.3, 6.7 and 6.10 of the report, should the Council be unable to agree costs with the contractor appointed from the SCAPE Framework.

 

(5)     To delegate authority to the Strategic Director, Community Wellbeing, in consultation with the Lead Member for Housing and Welfare Reform, to agree pre-tender considerations, invite tenders, evaluate tenders and thereafter to award any High Value supply, services and/or design contracts in respect of the sites listed in section 6.0 of the report.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: John Magness, Head of Housing Partnerships Email: John.Magness@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 3272.

Report author: John Magness

Publication date: 19/07/2021

Date of decision: 19/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 19/07/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/07/2021

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