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Greater Cambridge Housing Strategy – New Housing Policies

Meeting: 22/06/2021 - Housing Scrutiny Committee (Item 35)

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Matter for Decision

The report proposed three new housing policies developed with South Cambridgeshire DC and which will form annexes to the Greater Cambridge Housing Strategy 2019-2023.


Decision of Executive Councillor for Strategy and External Partnerships


Approved the proposed Build to Rent Policy attached as Appendix A to the report


Approved the proposed Clustering & Distribution of Affordable Housing policy attached as Appendix B to the report


Approved the proposed Affordable Rents policy attached as Appendix C to the report.


Reason for the Decision

As set out in the Officer’s report.


Any Alternative Options Considered and Rejected

Not applicable.


Scrutiny Considerations


Officers undertook to respond to Cllr Dalzell on his question of the percentage of affordable housing applied on smaller multi-tenure sites (paragraph 57 of appendix A).


The Committee resolved by 9 votes to 0 to endorse the recommendations.



Conflicts of Interest Declared by the Executive Councillor (and any Dispensations Granted)

No conflicts of interest were declared by the Executive Councillor.