Decision details

Decision details

Asset Management Strategy- Council housing stock

Decision Maker: City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019), Council

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To propose the adoption of a strategy that will determine decisions for the Council’s housing stock


The  Head of Housing and Property Services submitted a report (previously circulated, now appended) which detailed the Asset Management Strategy and associated action plan for Oxford City Council’s housing stock.


Cllr Seamons, Board Member for Housing and Estate Regeneration presented the report. A stock condition survey had been done to determine the priorities of the strategy. Consultation with tenants and other key stakeholders had already taken place and their ideas have been incorporated into the strategy.  The strategy will go out for full public consultation as part of the budget consultation process.


The Scrutiny Officer presented the Housing Panel’s report.  He outlined the panel’s 4 recommendations.  Cllr Seamons was happy to accept all of the recommendations. The Head of Housing and Property explained that information on the national house swap scheme was already available to tenants and that he would implement all 4 recommendations.


The City Executive Board resolved to:


1. Agree the draft strategy and associated action plan for consultation.

2. Include the Housing Asset Management Strategy as part of the Council’s Policy Framework.


Report author: Martin Shaw

Publication date: 19/12/2014

Date of decision: 17/12/2014

Decided at meeting: 17/12/2014 - City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Effective from: 24/12/2014

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