Agenda

Housing Scrutiny Commission - Monday, 6 June 2022 5:30 pm

Venue: Meeting Room G.01, Ground Floor, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

Contact: Jerry Connolly, Scrutiny Policy Officer, Email:  Jerry.Connolly@leicester.gov.uk  Jason Tyler, Democratic Support Officer, Email:  jason.tyler@leicester.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are asked to declare any interests they may have in the business to be discussed.

3.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 190 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Housing Scrutiny Commission held on 23 February 2022 are attached, and Members are asked to confirm them as a correct record.

 

4.

PETITIONS

The Monitoring Officer to report on the receipt of any petitions received in accordance with Council procedures.

5.

QUESTIONS, REPRESENTATIONS OR STATEMENTS OF CASE

The Monitoring Officer to report on the receipt of any questions, representations or statements of case received in accordance with Council procedures.

6.

INTRODUCTION OF DISCRETIONARY LICENSING IN LEICESTER pdf icon PDF 2 MB

The Director of Housing submits a report, which requests consideration of the business case for the introduction of Discretionary Licensing within Leicester.  The report also provides details of the work undertaken to consult on the introduction of the scheme within the private rented sector in Leicester and recommends the introduction of a Selective Licensing scheme in specific areas of the city.

 

 

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7.

HOUSING CRISIS

The Chair of the Housing Crisis Task Group will provide a verbal update on progress.

 

 

8.

WHO GETS SOCIAL HOUSING - UPDATE pdf icon PDF 1 MB

The Director of Housing submits a report, which provides an update to the ‘headline’ Housing Register and Lettings data, relating to Leicester City Council’s Housing Register.  The report deals with the period starting 1 April 2021 and ending 31 March 2022.

 

9.

HOMELESSNESS & ROUGH SLEEPER STRATEGY - UPDATE pdf icon PDF 576 KB

The Director of Housing submits a report, which provides an update on progress in implementing Leicester’s Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy 2018-2023, since the last update to Scrutiny in October 2021.

 

 

10.

EXECUTIVE RESPONSE TO THE HOUSING SCRUTINY COMMISSION FINDINGS INTO THE PROPOSED HOUSING ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR TEAM pdf icon PDF 868 KB

The Director of Housing submits a report, which details the Executive’s response to the findings of the Commission review of the proposal for a new Housing Anti- Social Behaviour Team.

 

 

11.

WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 138 KB

The Commission’s Work Programme is submitted for information and comment.

 

12.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS