Decision details

Tenancy Agreement (Key Decision)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To consider and approve for consultation the Council’s Tenancy Agreement.

Decision:

Decision

 

The Cabinet approves the proposed draft Tenancy Agreement as attached as Appendix 1 to the report of the Cabinet Member for Housing to commence the consultation process with all tenants of South Kesteven District Council in accordance with Sections 102 and 103 of the Housing Act 1985

 

Reasons for decision

 

1.         The report of the Cabinet Member for Housing and draft Tenancy Agreement attached as Appendix 1 to the report and the equality analysis on the draft Tenancy Agreement attached as Appendix 2 to the report

2.         The Council was required to have a Tenancy Agreement that set out obligations for the Council as landlord and its tenants

3.         Sections 102 and 103 of the Housing Act 1985, which set out a requirement for the Council to consult all its tenants on any proposed changes to the Tenancy Agreement

4.         Following the consultation, feedback would be presented to the Rural and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee for consideration

5.         Significant proposed changes to the Tenancy Agreement which were outlined in paragraph 1.4 of the report of the Cabinet Member for Housing

 

Other options considered and rejected

 

The Council could choose to retain the current Tenancy Agreement (agreed in 2002) however this did not reflect current needs

 

Report author: Harry Rai

Publication date: 10/07/2019

Date of decision: 09/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 09/07/2019 - Cabinet

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