Decision details

Community Housing Fund bid

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Assets and Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Seeking support to submit a bid to Homes England Community Housing Fund to fund a fixed term post to support community led housing initiatives in Wolverhampton and Walsall.

Decision:

1.     Approved the submission of a bid to Homes England for £60,000 funding for a new post of Community Housing Enabler, to work jointly across City of Wolverhampton Council and Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council areas.

2.     Approved the City Council’s contribution towards the cost of the role, estimated at £5,000.

3.     Agreed to enter into any agreements necessary to draw down and apply the grant funding.

Publication date: 03/01/2019

Date of decision: 20/11/2018

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