Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek approval of the draft Fareham Borough Council Interim First Homes Policy.
Providing Housing Choices is one of six corporate priorities for Fareham Borough Council. By working with key partners, the Council seeks to support a diverse housing market and help households find good quality, affordable homes.
The Interim First Homes Policy sets out the Council’s approach to First Homes. This includes the criteria around local eligibility.
The Policy would apply to all First Homes in the Borough.
An Equalities Impact Assessment has been undertaken and has not identified any impacts for the protected characteristics.
RESOLVED that the Executive:
(a) approves the Fareham Borough Council Interim First Homes Policy, as provided at Appendix A to the report, for publication; and
(b) grants the Deputy Chief Executive Officer delegated authority to undertake factual updates on the application process as and when further clarity is provided by the government.
Report author: Helen Farnham
Publication date: 12/01/2022
Date of decision: 10/01/2022
Decided at meeting: 10/01/2022 - Executive
Effective from: 22/01/2022