Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
This statement aims to provide guidance to developers, including Housing Associations and other Registered Providers on the Council’s approach to how and when commuted payments in lieu of on-site affordable housing will be considered.
1. That in order to set guidelines when calculating and negotiating a commuted sum in lieu of the onsite delivery of affordable housing, the Affordable Housing Commuted Sum Position Statement be approved.
2. That delegated authority be given to the Head of Housing, Health and Environment, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Housing and Planning to make any minor amendments to the Affordable Housing Commuted Sum Position be approved.
REASON FOR DECISION: To provide a transparent mechanism for calculating commuted sums.
Report author: Tobi Phillips
Publication date: 21/09/2023
Date of decision: 21/09/2023
Decided at meeting: 21/09/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 30/09/2023