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Decision details

Update on the YorProperty Accreditation Scheme

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods, Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To ask the Executive Member to consider whether to extend the YorProperty Accreditation Scheme following the introduction of HMO licensing.

The Executive member is asked to make a decision about the future of YorProperty.


This item will be considered at the Decision Session of the Executive Member for Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods, which will now take place on Thursday 28 February 2019.



Resolved:  That the Executive Member approve option 2; to close the YorProperty voluntary accreditation scheme.


Reason:     To ensure that the work of the Council is focussed on tackling the worst conditions in the private rented sector and in particular on those Landlords who flout by not complying with the law in line with government policy.

Report author: Ruth Abbott

Publication date: 01/03/2019

Date of decision: 28/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 28/02/2019 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods

Effective from: 05/03/2019

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