Decision details

New Key Worker Housing Powers (Churchyard Row)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To agree to let the intermediate market rent flats on Churchyard Row (36 units) under the principles of the intermediate rent housing list




1.  That it be agreed to make use of new powers to rent homes to keyworkers at intermediate rents through the council’s housing revenue account.


2.  That it be agreed that the 36 studio units at Churchyard Row should be used as a pilot for this new approach of letting homes to keyworkers.


3.  That given the nature of these units, that it be agreed let these 36 units on flexible fixed-term tenancies to ensure these are retained for keyworkers.


4.  That authority be delegated to the strategic director of housing and modernisation to agree a local lettings plan following consultation and to finalise the details of the scheme including the conditions of tenancy.


Report author: Michael Scorer

Publication date: 09/04/2020

Date of decision: 07/04/2020

Decided at meeting: 07/04/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 16/04/2020

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