Decision details

Home Improvement Agency Grant Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

A revised HIA Grant Policy to support vulnerable people remain independent in their own home using Better Care Fund allocation from Government

Decision:

2.0       Recommendations

 

(i)         That the Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration approves the Home Improvement Grants and Assistance & Leaseholder Relocation Assistance Policy (Appendix A)

 

(ii)        That delegated authority is given to the Director of Public Protection and Licensing to approve minor modifications and updates to the policy in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration.

 

(iii)       That the policy, if approved, will be implemented 28 days following the public notification of policy change

 

 

 

 

3.0       Reason for Decision

 

3.1       To approve the Home Improvement Grants and Assistance & Leaseholder Relocation Assistance Policy to ensure Westminster continues to meet our vulnerable residents’ needs for remaining safe, healthy and independent at home, as well as enable the grant of relocation loans for our leaseholders in housing renewal areas

Publication date: 22/02/2021

Date of decision: 22/02/2021

Date comes into force if not called in: 03/02/2021

Call-in deadline date: 02/02/2021

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