Decision details

Housing Allocations Policy

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Adult Services, Health and Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


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.

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

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

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

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

Other reasons / organisations consulted

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



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

Publication date: 01/04/2021

Date of decision: 01/04/2021

Date comes into force if not called in: 15/04/2021

Call-in deadline date: 14/04/2021

Current call-in Count: 0

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