Decision details

Tenancy Strategy 2020-2025 (Key Decision)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




1.    To approve the Tenancy Strategy 2020-25 as attached at Appendix 1 to the report of the Cabinet Member for Housing and Planning

2.    The Cabinet will receive an annual report (via e-mail) on the impact of the changes to the Strategy (in particular the number of fixed term tenancies issued and to the types of household to which they are issued)


Considerations/Reasons for decision


1.    Report of the Cabinet Member for Housing and Planning on a new Tenancy Strategy 2020-2025 and the draft Strategy attached as Appendix 1 to the report

2.    The initial equality analysis attached as Appendix 2 to the report

3.    Section 250 of the Localism Act 2011 which requires all local housing authorities to produce a Tenancy Strategy

4.    Comments submitted by Cross Keys Homes and the Muir Group during the public consultation period

5.    Comments made by the Rural and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee at its meeting on 20 February 2020


Other options considered and rejected


Option 1


To issue all new tenancies as fixed-term


Option 2


Not to issue any tenancies as fixed-term


Option 3


Issue only some new tenancies as fixed-term in certain circumstances

Publication date: 18/03/2020

Date of decision: 17/03/2020

Decided at meeting: 17/03/2020 - Cabinet

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