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The Sale of the a parcel of land between Fossway and Sturdee Grove to enable the delivery of new affordable homes

Purpose of Report: The Housing Revenue Account own a parcel of land which is landlocked between Fossway and Sturdee Grove. There is an opportunity to dispose of this small parcel of land to the owners of the adjacent parcel of land, Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT), in order to facilitate the development of eight much needed new affordable homes.

The Executive Member will be asked to agree the sale of the land to JRHT to facilitate the development of affordable housing (subject to securing planning permission). The sale will create a new boundary between homes on Fossway and the site. Improvement works will be undertaken in this area for the benefit of existing residents.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: Heworth Without Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/03/2021

Decision due: 15/04/21 by Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods

Lead member: Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods

Lead director: Corporate Director of Place

Department: Directorate of Place

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

Consultation process

Consultation with local residents and ward members. Internally there has been consultation with colleagues in Property, Legal and Finance.

Making Representations: As above.


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