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Issue - meetings

Housing Improvement Plan

Meeting: 24/05/2011 - Cabinet (Item 62)

62 Housing Improvement Plan

Report of the Corporate Director – Department of Neighbourhood & Planning is circulated.

Supporting documents:


Cllr Jon Hubbard declared a personal interest in this item by virtue of being a Director of Selwood Housing Association.



Cllr John Brady, Cabinet Member for Finance, Performance and Risk presented a report and Housing Improvement Plan for Cabinet’s consideration and approval.  It was noted that Cllr Brady had progressed the Plan in his previous capacity as Cabinet member for Economic Development, Planning and Housing.


The Plan set out necessary improvement to deliver a quality landlord service and to respond to the recommendations which arose from the Audit Commission inspection on housing.


A discussion took place on the Plan and in particular efforts being made to increase the satisfaction with opportunities for participation. The Leader suggested that Councillors who served as Council representatives on housing associations should submit details of best practice arrangements to the Service Director for Housing.




That Cabinet approve the New Plan for Improvement for Landlord Services.


Reason for decision:


To have in place a plan that would still remain some of the ambitious goals for governance and high quality performance but set those in a new context.




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