Decision details


Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes




1)    NOTED the contents of the report and the responses received to the consultation on the Policies;


2)    APPROVED the following policies effective from 1 February 2021:

·         Void Policy;

·         Tenancy Management (Legal Action) Policy;

·         Right to Buy Policy;

·         Aids and Adaptation Policy; and

·         Domestic Abuse Policy.


3)    DELEGATED authority to the Director for Housing and Communities for:

·         (in relation to the Right to Buy Policy) making an application to the Secretary of State seeking ‘rural area’ exemption for eligible parishes within Melton Borough;

·         making minor amendments and if required further amendments to reflect changes in regulation or legislation to the policies approved above.   

Report author: Andrew Cotton

Publication date: 21/01/2021

Date of decision: 20/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 20/01/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/01/2021

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