Decision details

Grant funding affordable housing

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Item Deferred

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Purpose: to review the criteria used to allocate Section 106 affordable housing funds


Cabinet received the report of the head of housing and environment.  This proposed a new policy, criteria and procedure for the award of section 106 funding towards affordable housing projects. 


The Cabinet member for development and regeneration reported that the new chair of Scrutiny Committee had raised questions over the policy and procedure.  The Cabinet member therefore proposed that Cabinet’s consideration of the report should be deferred to allow Scrutiny Committee to review it and make any suggestions back to Cabinet.  Cabinet members agreed with the proposal. 


RESOLVED: to defer consideration of the head of housing and environment’s report on grant funding affordable housing, pending a review of the report and its proposals by Scrutiny Committee. 

Report author: Nigel Bower

Publication date: 16/08/2023

Date of decision: 22/06/2023

Decided at meeting: 22/06/2023 - Cabinet

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