(Relevant Portfolio Holder: Councillor J Wilkie)
Consideration was given to the report of the Corporate Director of Place and Community, regarding the revised Tenancy Policy.
In reaching the decision below, Cabinet considered the details as set out in the report and appendices before it, and the reasons contained therein, and that the Executive Overview and Scrutiny Committee fully supported the report, at its meeting on 27 May 2021.
RESOLVED: A. That the Tenancy Policy attached at Appendix 1 be
B. That the Head of Housing & Regulatory Services, in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holder, be given delegated authority to make minor drafting updates and changes, arising from new legislation as required for this policy.
To consider the report of the Corporate Director of Place and Community.
Consideration was given to the report of the Corporate Director of Place and Community as contained on pages 23 to 36 of the Book of Reports, which was to consider the revised Tenancy Policy.
The Senior Housing Officer outlined the report, explaining that the Tenancy Policy had been revised further to correspondence from the Housing Minister, which outlined the succession rights to Council housing tenancies, ensuring that Council housing is used both effectively and fairly.
He outlined the revised changes made to the Tenancy Policy document. He also explained that following the review, that whilst adequate procedures had been in place in respect of succession, they had not previously been sufficiently documented within the Tenure Policy.
In discussion a comment was raised that it would have been useful for Councillors to have had a version of the revised policy showing tracked changes.
A. That the report and content of the revised Tenancy Policy be noted.
B. That Executive Overview & Scrutiny Committee fully support the revised Tenancy Policy.