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Update of Housing Assistance and Disabled Adaptation Policy 2020

Meeting: 11/03/2020 - Cabinet (Item 155)

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The Head of Regulatory Services and Community Safety has submitted a report to recommend  changes to allow clarification around discretionary grant and joint custody arrangements.

Recommendations: That Cabinet resolves to:

 

Approve the proposed changes to the current Housing Assistance and Disabled Adaptation Policy attached at Appendix 2.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Regulatory Services and Community Safety had submitted a report to recommend  changes to allow clarification around discretionary grant and joint custody arrangements.

 

Councillor Mike Rowley, Cabinet Member for Housing, said the proposed amendments simply sought to clarify and incorporate in the policy two matters of common sense and good practice.

 

Ian Wright, Head of Regulatory Services and Community Safety, said the amendments were driven by customer experience and the wish to provide the best possible service.  Becky Walker, Home Improvement Agency Team Manager, noted that the Council was seen to provide an example of best practice in this area of work.

 

Councillor Rowley paid tribute to the work of the team which he knew to be exemplary.

 

Cabinet resolved to:

 

Approve the proposed changes to the current Housing Assistance and Disabled Adaptation Policy attached at Appendix 2 of the report.