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: Recommendations Approved
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: 2 March 2021 by Cabinet
Lead member: Cabinet Member with particular responsibility for Arts, Culture, Leisure and Wellbeing
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 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.
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.