1. To agree the contents of this report and approve the framework below for the local lettings of the new build development known as Sylvan Grove. This new build development will be purchased by Southwark Council to meet the specific housing needs of Southwark Council tenants living at Bromyard House, Peterchurch House, Sarnsfield House and Skenfrith House on the Ledbury Estate. Therefore, subject to the completion of the purchase of Sylvan Grove and the planning variation being agreed the following is recommended.
2. If following the local lettings scheme and allocation of the 80 properties located at Sylvan Grove to Southwark Council tenants at Bromyard House, Peterchurch House, Sarnsfield House and Skenfrith House on the Ledbury Estate, properties remain vacant then all surplus vacant properties will be the subject of a separate report that will be produced by the council’s property services team.
3. If any vacant properties remain available following recommendations 1 and 2 of this report then all vacant properties will be offered to homeless customers living in temporary accommodation.
Decision type: Non-Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: Livesey;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/02/2018
Community: Bermondsey and Rotherhithe; Peckham and Nunhead;
Decision due: Not before 27 Mar 2018 by Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Housing
Lead member: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Housing
Lead director: Strategic Director of Housing and Modernisation
Department: Housing and Modernisation Department
Contact: Michael Scorer, strategic director of housing and modernsiation Email: Michael.Scorer@southwark.gov.uk.