Issue details

Housing delivery programme

The report sets out proposals for the Council’s established asset holding companies (Lewes Housing Investment Co Ltd and Aspiration Homes LLP) to purchase residential properties to:


(i)            provide accommodation to assist the Council meet its strategic housing agenda

(ii)          improve access into the private rented sector,

(iii)         increase the variety, availability and accessibility of affordable housing and low cost home ownership,

(iv)         generate additional income revenue streams through strategic property investment.

Decision type: Policy framework

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/11/2018

Decision due: 5 Dec 2018 by Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision due: 25 Feb 2019 by Lewes District Council Full Council

Lead member: Councillor Ron Maskell, Cabinet member for housing

Lead director: Director of Regeneration and Planning

Department: Regeneration and Planning

Contact: Nathan Thompson, Property Investment and Acquisitions Lead Email: Tel: (01323) 410000.

Consultation process


Making Representations: None


Agenda items


  • Report