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Meeting of the Executive held on 07/02/2006
HOUSING SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (SIG)
18TH JANUARY 2006 - REPORT TO THE MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE – 7TH FEBRUARY 2006



APPENDIX S
WAVERLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL
HOUSING SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (SIG)
18TH JANUARY 2006
REPORT TO THE MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE – 7TH FEBRUARY 2006


A. TERMS OF REFERENCE

The revised Terms of Reference of the SIG were received and amended as attached as Annexe 1.

Recommendation

B. TRICKLE TRANSFER OF COUNCIL HOUSING

B.1 The SIG received the report at Annexe 2 proposing that the Council should adopt a programme of Trickle Transfer of void Council homes each year to Registered Social Landlords.
2. The Executive is asked to consider Trickle Transfer and a. grant permission for the Director of Housing to authorise the transfer of up to 20 void dwellings per annum, which would cost more than 20,000 to bring into lettable condition, under a Trickle Transfer programme;
b. invite Downland Housing Association and English Rural Housing Association to make proposals, as detailed in paragraph 13, to receive transferred properties in exchange for nomination rights; and
c. consider a review of this programme during the financial year 2007/08.

Members

Mr K T Reed (Chairman)
Mrs P Ellis
Mr P B Isherwood
Mrs S R Jacobs
Apologies for absence was received from Mrs P M Frost and Mr A Rayner.

The following officers were present:

Mr D January
Mr P Wenham
Mr J Swanton
Mrs G Pope
Mr R Pellow
Mrs M McGowan



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