Issue details

Housing Allocations Policy

The Council's Housing Allocation Policy sets out who is awarded priority on the ‘My Choice’ Housing Register. The changes are to include applicants awarded any of the new homelessness duties brought in by the Homelessness Reduction Act.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/01/2021

Decision due: 2 Mar 2021 by Executive Member for Adult Services, Health and Housing

Lead member: Executive Member for Adult Services, Health and Housing

Lead director: Executive Director: People

Department: People

Contact: Sarah Gee, Assistant Director: Early Help and Communities Email: Tel: 01344 351447.

Consultation process

The changes proposed are not considered to be major changes to the policy and do not therefore require a period of consultation.



Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: People.

Financial Impact: All financial implications can be managed within the current budget.

Document(s) to be considered: BFC's Housing Allocation Policy Appendix 1 - Detailed Considerations