Decision details

Housing and Property Compliance Update (Housing Revenue Account)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Information Only

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide an update on performance to ensure that council homes are safe for residents and that heath and safety checks are completed when required.


RESOLVED that: -

(a)          Cabinet notes the compliance information provided which details how the council is performing against statutory building compliance relating to its council housing; and

(b)          A performance report will be made annually to Cabinet in future years.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: People and Homes


The council, as a landlord, has many legal obligations it must satisfy to ensure the health, safety and welfare of its tenants and leaseholders. It must also adhere to the regulatory standards as set out by the Regulator of Social Housing, particularly the Home Standard.

Councillors should also have oversight and assurance of compliance against the legal and regulatory requirements that are placed upon it through this annual report to Cabinet.

Report author: Seamus Doran

Publication date: 25/11/2022

Date of decision: 23/11/2022

Decided at meeting: 23/11/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 03/12/2022

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