Issue details

Issue details

The Delivery Arrangements for Additional Affordable Housing

Delegated authority to the Assistant Chief Executive to approve the sale of sites as set out in the OCHL business plan to OCHL providing that such sales comply with the mechanism set out in paragraph 31 of the report to Cabinet on 29 May 2019 and s123 of the Local Government Act 1972, and are made on the basis that following development all affordable housing units at the sites would be purchased back by the Council through the Housing Revenue Account. Delegated authority to the Assistant Chief Executive in consultation with the Head of Finance and the Head of Law and Governance to approve and facilitate the agreed purchase by the Housing Revenue Account of all affordable housing units at the OHCL development sites. The sites include the following locations:

  • Land at Elsfield Hall
  • Former 2-16 Cumberlege Close 
  • Land at the Former Murco Petrol Filling Station on Between Towns Road
  • Bracegirdle, Mortimer and Broadoak
  •  Edgecombe Road 
  • Harts Close 
  • Underhill Circus 
  • Warren Crescent 
  • Land at the Oval and Carole’s Way, Rose Hill
  • Former Lucy Faithfull House site at 8 Speedwell Street

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of £500,000 or greater;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/08/2021

Decision due: Before 31 Jan 2024 by Executive Director (Communities and People)

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Planning and Housing Delivery

Lead director: Executive Director (Communities and People)

Contact: Dave Scholes, Housing Strategy & Needs Manager (Affordable Housing Supply Lead) Email: dscholes@oxford.gov.uk Tel: 01865 252636.

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