Asset Management, Culture & Housing Cabinet Member – Minutes – 18 January 2013
34 (34) TENANCY STRATEGY 2013-2018 – The Director of Places submitted a report seeking approval for the Northern Lincolnshire Tenancy Strategy following public consultation.
The Localism Act required councils to produce a tenancy strategy. Registered providers (housing associations) must also produce a tenancy policy. The council’s strategy was a joint strategy with North East Lincolnshire, the council’s partners in the Home Choice Lincs scheme. The tenancy strategy guided providers on:
· the kinds of tenancies they granted
· the circumstances in which they would grant particular kinds of tenancy
· where tenancies were granted for a certain term, the lengths of those terms, and
· the circumstances in which they would grant a further tenancy when an existing tenancy ended.
Formal consultation on the Tenancy Strategy ended on 16 November 2012. Consultation responses were set out in Appendix One to the report.
Resolved – That the Tenancy Strategy for North Lincolnshire be approved.
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