Decision details

Housing and Property Compliance Update (Housing Revenue Account)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide assurance that Council homes within the Bournemouth and Poole Neighbourhoods are being managed in accordance with health and safety legislation and best practice and that the Council is compliant with current regulations and standards.


RESOLVED that: -

(a)           Cabinet noted 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

Councillor N Brooks and B Dunlop declared interests in this item and remained present.


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, 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: 14/01/2022

Date of decision: 12/01/2022

Decided at meeting: 12/01/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 22/01/2022

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