Decision details

Allocations Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Current allocations policy due to expire March 2022. A revised Policy is being drafted, consulted on and taken through governance structure ahead of agreement by Cabinet ready for implementation of new policy in April or May 2022 depending on pre-election publication restrictions.



(1)        The Cabinet considered and agreed the 5 major changes and 11 minor changes to the current Allocations Scheme contained within this report;


(2)        The Cabinet approved the publication of the proposed revised Housing Allocations Scheme for 2022 – 2027, at Appendix 1 of the report, on 4 April 2022 with an effective date of 12 September 2022


(3)        The Cabinet considered the outcome and approved the publication of the Stage 2 Public Consultation Report on the Allocations Scheme; and


(4)        Agreed that the Allocations Scheme for 2022 -2027 be reviewed in the Council year leading up to 2027.



Report author: Jennifer Gould

Publication date: 10/03/2022

Date of decision: 07/03/2022

Decided at meeting: 07/03/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/03/2022

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