Home Health and Safety Policy 2012
Decision maker: Cabinet
Decision type: Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
This policy sets out how Housing Services will provide assistance, including financial assistance, to improve housing conditions in B&NES. This policy is periodically reviewed and revised as required and includes help for low-income, elderly, disabled and other vulnerable residents to undertake essential repairs and adaptations.
(1) To ADOPT the proposed Home Health and Safety Policy 2012 as the Council’s Housing Renewal Policy.
Reasons for the decision:
The Council is required to adopt and publish a housing renewal policy, referred to as The Home Health and Safety Policy in this report. The implementation of the policy will enable financial assistance to be allocated according to Council priorities and current housing need.
Alternative options considered:
Report author: Katherine Coney
Publication date: 12/07/2012
Date of decision: 11/07/2012
Decided at meeting: 11/07/2012 - Cabinet
Effective from: 20/07/2012