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Decision details

Council Housing Decant Policy 2023-2026

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To outline the policy framework to temporarily re-locate (decant) council housing tenants from their secure / fixed tenancies for reasons such as disrepair; investigations for anti social behaviour &/or other such reasons


Report of the Portfolio Holder for Housing and Planning to update the Council’s Decant policy which is part of wider commitments to ensure all housing related policies are compliant with relevant legislation and regulations specifically the Social Housing (Regulation) Act 2023.



that Cabinet




approved the updated Decant policy 2023 – 2026. (Annex 1)




endorsed the Community Equality Impact assessment aligned to the policy (Annex 2); and




delegated authority to the Portfolio Holder for Housing & Planning & Assistant Director Neighbourhoods, to agree any onward non-material policy amendments to ensure it remains fully compliant with legislation and regulations.




(Moved by Councillor S Smith and seconded by Councillor T Jay)





Report author: Tina Mustafa

Publication date: 09/10/2023

Date of decision: 28/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 28/09/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 07/10/2023

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