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Decision details

Capital Finance Monitoring Report

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Decision:

14.1

The Housing Investment Programme (Capital) brings together the 30-year Asset Management 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 1.8 how the overall Housing Capital Programme split between Council Housing Investment, Stock Increase and Non-HRA areas of the programme.

 

The purpose of the report was to provide an update of the progress against the approved 2022/23 Housing Investment 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 22/23 Housing Investment Programme as at September 2022. The report also provided an update of the 5- year Housing Investment Programme.

14.2

RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY: That the Housing Policy Committee:-

 

1.     Note the 2022-23 Housing Capital Programme forecasting and budget position at the end of period 6.

14.3

Reasons for Decision

14.3.1

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

 

14.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

14.4.1

No alternative options were considered as part of the update report.

 

Report author: Janet Sharpe

Publication date: 18/11/2022

Date of decision: 10/11/2022

Decided at meeting: 10/11/2022 - Housing Policy Committee

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