Decision details

Tenancy Policy 2018

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Cabinet will be asked to consider and approve the draft Tenancy Policy in principle prior to statutory consultation with tenants.


The Tenancy Policy sets out the types of tenancy to be granted by the Council and provides for the review of introductory tenancies and flexible (fixed term) secure tenancies, and is amended in preparation for the implementation of changes to be introduced under the Housing & Planning Act 2016.




  1. Approved the draft Tenancy Policy in principle prior to consultation with residents and other stakeholders.


  1. Agreed for the Council to consult with residents and other stakeholders on the proposed changes in the draft Tenancy Policy.


  1. Noted that the results and feedback that emerges from the consultation will assist the Council in the completion of a full Equalities Impact Assessment which will support the final version of the Tenancy Policy.


Report author: Neehara Wijeyesekera

Publication date: 10/05/2019

Date of decision: 08/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 08/05/2019 - Cabinet

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