Issue details

Property Acquisitions through the Housing LATCo

This report will seek approval to take forward a programme of housing acquisitions through the proposed Housing LATCo which was approved by Cabinet in October 2020.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Threshold;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Harbour Ward; Heysham North Ward; Poulton Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - View reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
The report will include the financial modelling that has been undertaken to assess whether the scheme is viable and there may be a need to make this information exempt.

Decision due: 9 February 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member with particular responsibility for Housing

Lead director: Deputy Director for Communities and the Environment, Director for Economic Growth and Regeneration

Contact: Kathy Beaton, Housing Strategy Officer Email: KBeaton@lancaster.gov.uk Tel: 01524 582724.

Consultation process

Consultation is currently taking place on the Homes Strategy Action Plan which sets out the key housing priorities for Lancaster district. If the report is approved, further engagement work with existing communities and key stakeholders will take place.

Consultees

Local residents and key stakeholders as well as other public sector bodies.

Are there any climate change implications?: Yes - there should be positive implications if the scheme goes ahead as there is an intention to refurbish properties and improve their thermal efficiency as far as is practical and viable.

Documents

  • Property Acquisitions through the Housing LATCo