Issue - meetings

Wiltshire Council's Housing Board - Annual Report

Meeting: 31/01/2023 - Cabinet (Item 15)

15 Wiltshire Council's Housing Board - Annual Report

Report of the Chief Executive


Supporting documents:


Councillor Phil Alford, Cabinet Member for Housing, Strategic Assets, and Asset Transfer, presented a report which provided an annual update on the activities of Wiltshire Council’s Housing Board between October 2021 and November 2022.


The report highlighted the key achievements of the Housing Board over the previous 12 months which included detail about economic response, planned investments in homes, services performance, approach and challenges and opportunities. The report also provided detail about Housing Revenue Account budgetary position.


Councillor Bob Jones MBE, Vice-Chairman of Environment Select Committee, stated the report had been considered at its meeting on 4 January 2023. The Committee had asked questions on performance indicators in need of improvement, sought details including on the number tenancies and how tenants were communicated with, and sought assurance on actions taken to improve performance and assistance for tenants to receive eligible benefit support.


It was then,




That the Housing Board Annual report be noted.


Reasons for Decision:


Wiltshire Council’s Housing Board’s Terms of Reference require an Annual report to be presented to Cabinet.