Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
This report seeks the Executive’s approval to implement amendments to the Housing Allocations Policy.
The Council’s new Housing Allocations Policy went live on 1st May 2013.
The Member Officer Working Group which had overseen the development of this policy was reconvened in October 2013 to evaluate the impact of the new policy and consider the need for any changes.
The findings and proposed changes were reported to the Health and Housing Policy Development and Review Panel in November 2013, prior to being issued for public consultation.
This report summarises the findings of the Member Officer Working Group, and considers the issues raised through the formal consultation.
RESOLVED that the Executive approves the amendments to the Housing Allocations Policy, as appended to the report, for implementation from 1 April 2014, subject to the further amendment of the policy to ensure that couples currently living in Fareham Borough Council bedsit accommodation being allowed to remain on the housing waiting list and considered to be in housing need; and that the policy be reviewed in six months.
Report author: Sara Head
Publication date: 03/03/2014
Date of decision: 03/03/2014
Decided at meeting: 03/03/2014 - Executive
Effective from: 15/03/2014