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Proposed Changes to the Residential Team Structure within Environmental Health

1. Cessation of none statutory Property Accreditation Scheme.

2. To increase enforcement activity facilitating further improvements of the private rented sector.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/08/2017

Decision due: 21 Sep 2017 by Executive Councillor for Housing

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Housing

Lead director: Strategic Director (SH)

Department: Environmental Services

Contact: Claire Adelizzi, Team Manager - Residential, Environmental Services Email: claire.adelizzi@cambridge.gov.uk.

Additional Information: Requested for pre-scrutiny by Ms Powell-Hardy and Mrs Harris.

Background Information: With the proposed introduction of extended HMO Licensing Scheme increased enforcement will be required to meet our statutory duties and make further improvements to housing standards in the private sector. Therefore it is proposed to move resources from a non-statutory scheme to increased enforcement within the Residential Team.

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