Decision details

Capital Finance Monitoring Report

Decision status: Recommendations Approved



The Housing Capital Programme brings together the 30-year Asset Management and Housing Growth Strategy for Council Housing that sets out the priorities for investment and, to ensure that homes meet the Government’s Decent Homes Standard and, delivery of tenants’ priorities to improve the quality of homes and neighbourhoods. Investment priorities are formulated from detailed stock condition and other surveys to ensure effective planning of works, repairs intelligence, life-cycle modelling and, feedback from tenants.


The Housing Investment Programme is co-designed and agreed with tenants for Council Housing stock.


The Housing Capital Programme is split into three distinct areas of activity; Council Housing Investment (existing stock and assets) and the Council’s Stock Increase Programme, funded from the Council’s Housing Revenue Account, as described in the annual HRA Business Plan. There is also the Non-HRA Capital Programme which includes the Programme Management, Homes & Loans to private homes and investment in private homes. The table at 1.9 show the overall Housing Capital Programme split between Council Housing Investment, Stock Increase and Non-HRA areas of the programme.


The Director of Housing and Neighbourhood services introduced the report which outlined which provided an update of the progress against the approved 2022/23 Housing Capital Programme, this is reported regularly as part of the Council’s Corporate Capital Programme to Strategy and Resources Committee normally on a quarterly basis. The report focussed on providing an update with regard to spend and progress against the 2022/23 Housing Capital Programme as at end of January 2023. The report also provided an update of the 5-year Housing Capital Programme.




RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY: That the Housing Policy Committee:-

1.     Note the 2022-23 Housing Capital Programme forecasting and budget position at the end of period 10.


Reasons for Decision


This report is to provide the Housing Policy Committee members with an update on progress against the approved 5-year approved Capital programme.


Alternatives Considered and Rejected


No alternative options are considered as part of this update report.


Publication date: 24/03/2023

Date of decision: 17/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 17/03/2023 - Housing Policy Committee

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