Agenda

Housing Scrutiny Commission - Monday, 9 January 2023 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 pecuniary or other interests they may have in the business to be discussed.

3.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 127 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Housing Scrutiny Commission held on 7th November 2022 have been circulated, 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.

TENANCY MANAGEMENT VISION AND SUPPORT REPORT pdf icon PDF 797 KB

The Director of Housing submits a report setting out the new vision and priorities for the tenancy management service including details of the support provided to sustain tenancies and prevent homelessness.

 

Members of the Commission will be asked to note the vision and priorities for the service and to provide any comments as feedback.

7.

EMPTY HOMES (PRIVATE SECTOR) REPORT pdf icon PDF 555 KB

The Director of Housing submits a report providing an update on the work of the Empty Homes Team to bring long term empty private sector homes back into use.

 

Members of the Commission will be asked to note the contents of the report and provide any comments as feedback.

8.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

The Chair has agreed to include a District Heating Update report to this meeting which will be taken as urgent business on basis that there needs to be further scrutiny consideration before any decision is taken around any increase in district heating charges.

9.

DISTRICT HEATING UPDATE REPORT pdf icon PDF 769 KB

Report to follow as soon as possible.

 

Due to the Christmas and New Year bank holidays impacting on statutory timelines for publication the finalised report will be circulated as a second despatch as soon as it is available.

10.

WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 139 KB

Members of the Commission will be asked to consider the work programme and make suggestions for additional items as it considers necessary.