Council services by letter

Executive post


Housing Portfolio Holder


To be responsible for the development and strategic direction of the Council’s housing services including:


·         Ensuring the viability and cost effectiveness of the Housing Revenue Account;


·         Enabling the provision of affordable homes and supporting the improvement of housing in the borough, working with private developers, landlords and housing associations as appropriate; 


·         Maximising opportunities to engage tenants and leaseholders and ensuring their feedback shapes services;


·         Oversee the discharge of the Council’s duties to the homeless.


(Note:  Full details of the Portfolio Holder for Housing’s responsibilities can be found in page Part 3A of the Council's Constitution).


Portfolio Holder Decisions taken by the Portfolio Holder for Housing can be found on the Portfolio Holder for Housing’s Decisions webpage. 




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