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Issue details

Update on the Housing Retrofit Programme

Purpose of Report: To update on progress regarding the retrofit programme. An external funding deadline requires a decision to be made in March.

The Executive Member will be updated on the progress of our housing retrofit programme, both in terms of strategy development and the delivery programme including grant opportunities to support this work.

It has not been possible to give 28 clear days’ notice of the intention to make this decision the reason for this is that the report author received the application and details for LAD2 grant application on 17 February 2021, which has a deadline of 26th March for submission.  Therefore, if the Council is to secure external funding for the progression of the Housing Retrofit Programme, a decision is required by the Executive Member shortly in order to meet this deadline.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/02/2021

Decision due: 18/03/21 by Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods
Reason: It has not been possible to give 28 clear days’ notice of the intention to make theisd ecision. Please open this item for further details.

Lead member: Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods

Lead director: Corporate Director of Economy and Place

Department: Directorate of Economy and Place

Contact: Michael Jones, Head of Housing Delivery and Asset Management Email: michael.jones@york.gov.uk Email: michael.jones@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

The retrofit programme was developed through extensive consultation with colleagues across the council alongside external partners and experts.
The programme was supported by Scrutiny before being approved by Executive.
This report is an update on that recent approval and therefore this report
significantly relies on the previous consultation work.

Making Representations: Not Applicable.


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