The report sets out:
a) an update on the capital development and housing delivery programme;
b) proposals for the Council’s established joint asset holding company (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.
c) proposals for the Council to acquire back leaseholder and shared ownership properties in Riverbourne House, Belmore Road, Eastbourne, BN22 8AZ - a sheltered / retirement scheme owned by the Council.
Decision type: Policy framework
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/11/2018
Decision due: 6 Feb 2019 by Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet
Decision due: 20 Feb 2019 by Eastbourne Borough Council Full Council
Lead member: Councillor Alan Shuttleworth, Lead Cabinet Member for Direct Assistance Services Councillor.Shuttleworth@eastbourne.gov.uk
Lead director: Director of Regeneration and Planning
Department: Regeneration and Planning
Contact: Nathan Thompson, Property Investment and Acquisitions Lead Email: email@example.com Tel: (01323) 410000.
Making Representations: Not applicable