Six Month Update on Supply of New Affordable Homes
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Provide members with an update on the NCHP and
recommend decisions allowing programme to continue
(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 note and support approval of a capital investment of £135.1m to progress the delivery of the New Council Homes Programme as referred to in within the Financial Implications in sections 11.3 and 11.6 of the report.
(4) To delegate authority to the Strategic Director, Community Wellbeing, in consultation with the Lead Member for Housing and Welfare Reform, to award a construction contract in respect of the Watling Garden site for the reasons set out in in section 7.8 - 7.10 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: 08/02/2022
Date of decision: 07/02/2022
Decided at meeting: 07/02/2022 - Cabinet
Effective from: 15/02/2022