1. That the Private Sector Housing Assistance Policy 2021-2026, to take effect on 1 April 2021 and last for 5 years be adopted.
2. That the existing policy be extended until 31 March 2021 be approved
3. That authority be given to the Head of Housing, Health and Environment in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Communities and Wellbeing to make any changes to the policy, including changes in legislation and budgetary pressures (provided it remained substantially within the agreed budget framework) be approved.
REASON FOR DECISION:
An updated policy would enable the Council to maximise the financial assistance it could provide to the disabled, vulnerable and those who required assistance.