Decision details

Negotiated Contract to Enable GLA Grant Funding Uplift and Funding at Tariff Rates

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Climate Action, Regeneration and Renters

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Negotiated contract to enable GLA grant funding to uplift and funding at tariff rates to allow the Council to purchase properties for use as accommodation for former rough sleepers.



1.    Recommendations

That the Cabinet Member for Climate Action, Regeneration & Renters and Cabinet Member for Finance & Council Reform:


1.1      Approves the Council to enter into the  Negotiated Contract Grant Agreement with the GLA for the AHP 2016-23 programme, as set out in Appendix B.


1.2      That Appendix B attached to this report be exempt from disclosure by virtue of the Local Government Act 1972 Schedule 12A, Part 1, paragraph 3 as amended, in that they contain information relating to the financial or business affairs of the Council.


2.     Reasons for Decision 


2.1      Funding from the GLA supports WCC’s strategic approach to deliver additional affordable homes in the city, including social rented homes.


2.2      The homes delivered under this programme will be provided as social rent tenancies and will be made available to either existing council tenants who have priority for a transfer or to homeless households.


2.3      Capital funding provided will support scheme viability and increase the number of homes that can be developed for those households in social housing need.


Publication date: 11/10/2022

Date of decision: 11/10/2022

Effective from: 19/10/2022

Accompanying Documents: