Issue details

Housing Allocation Policy

Changes are being made to the Tees Valley Allocation Policy to reflect the legislative requirements around the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, to ensure the policy is clear and transparent for applicants.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/08/2019

Decision due: 8 Oct 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Housing, Health and Partnerships Portfolio

Lead director: Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services

Department: Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services

Contact: Janette McMain Email: [email protected].


Public consultation has been undertaken via a press release and survey around the Common Allocations Policy, with website links to the survey on the Compass and DBC’s websites. The survey has been widely circulated to staff in Housing and Housing Providers/Housing related providers asking they encourage their staff and customers to complete the survey.


Documents to be Submitted: Report and Housing Allocation Policy.


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