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Housing Strategy

Meeting: 09/04/2019 - Council (Item 30)

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To receive and consider the report of the Deputy Chief Executive and Director (Early Intervention and Support). 

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The Executive Member (Housing), Councillor Jane Fitzsimons, presented the report of the Director of Early Intervention and Support which sets out the Housing Strategy for approval.


The Housing Strategy has been developed as a Corporate Strategy project. It is based on an evidence base and aims to sets out the Council’s ambitions to ensure that everyone living in the borough has access to high-quality accommodation. The Strategy covers the period 2019 to 2024, with an action plan for the first 12 months which will be reviewed and refreshed in coming years.


The Strategy sets out four priorities; securing quality across all housing tenures, supporting people to remain independent in their own homes, preventing homelessness and supporting a balanced housing market. 


The draft Strategy was shared with key stakeholders to seek their views and positive feedback received.


The Executive Member (Housing), Councillor Jane Fitzsimons, proposed, and, Councillor Matthew Lynch, seconded the DECISION – that the Housing Strategy and associated action plan be approved