Decision details

Housing finance for short term lettings development

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To update the Cabinet on ongoing developments of affordable housing on Council land, and seek additional approvals required. Also to seek approval for development of infills projects.


(Key decision):


(1) To approve an increase in the General Fund Capital Programme budget for the scheme from £2.2m to £2.9m, with the additional £700,000 to be funded from Right to Buy Receipts.


(2) To report an amendment to a waiver previously approved to the Contract Procurement Rules (CPR), as set out in paragraph. 2.4.1(a) of CPR to allow the direct selection of a main contractor, due to the bespoke nature of the product required and time restrictions.

Report author: Leighton Rowe

Publication date: 03/07/2019

Date of decision: 01/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Effective from: 09/07/2019

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