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Decision details

Affordable Housing Viability Study

Decision Maker: Executive - for meetings from 03/06/00 to 26/04/11

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of report: To seek final approval of the Affordable Housing Viability Study following the progress report on 5 October 2010. Members are asked to: Approve the final report. Report now slipped to January meeting to allow time for consultation with the property forum.

This report has now been brought forward to the December meeting at the request of the Executive Member.


RESOLVED: That the Viability Study and its (current) 25% brownfield and 35% Greenfield affordable housing targets, as set out in Table 1 in the report, be approved for development control purposes, including a lowering of the targets by a further 3.5% if a 25% developer profit can be justified, or a lower target by individual negotiation following a site-specific viability appraisal.


REASON:      So that the Affordable Housing Viability Study can be used as part of the Local Development Framework evidence base, avoiding delays to the production of the Core Strategy, and for Development Control purposes as a material consideration to assist in the delivery of affordable housing in York now.

Report author: Derek Gauld

Publication date: 14/12/2010

Date of decision: 14/12/2010

Decided at meeting: 14/12/2010 - Executive - for meetings from 03/06/00 to 26/04/11

Effective from: 17/12/2010

Accompanying Documents:


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