Decision details

A Home to be Proud of - The Council's Plan for Improving its Housing Repairs Service to Tenants

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Representatives from tenant groups (Southwark Group of Tenants Organisation and Tenants Forum) and other tenant representatives were in attendance to give their comments in respect of the report.




1.  That the council’s plans to improve the council’s repairs service and the progress over the last 12 months be noted and welcomed.


2.  That the renewed focus on working closely with residents and Trades Unions to ensure the improved service meets the needs of all who depend upon it be noted.


3.  That responsibility be delegated to the strategic director for finance to identify adequate funding to support the improvements detailed in the report, in consultation with the cabinet member for homes, communities and finance.


4.  That an annual report on the council’s progress in delivering the repairs improvement plans be received by cabinet.

Report author: Dave Hodgson

Publication date: 13/09/2023

Date of decision: 12/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 12/09/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/09/2023

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