Issue details

Issue details

Using Compulsory Purchase Orders to bring Empty Homes back into Occupation

The report will present a case for progressing compulsory purchase order (CPO) powers to bring empty homes back into occupation. The report will request the use of CPO for a particular identified case but will also seek delegated authority for further CPO cases to the Director of Social Care health and Housing in consultation with the relevant Executive Member.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £200,000 and Effects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/09/2016

Decision due: 6 December 2016 by EXECUTIVE

Comment: Comments by 06/11/2016 to Contact Officer

Lead member: Adults, Social Care & Housing Operations (HRA) - Executive Member

Lead director: Director of Social Care, Health and Housing

Department: Executive Forward Plan

Contact: Nick Costin, Head of Housing Service Email: Tel: 0300 300 5219.


Agenda items


  • Using compulsory purchase orders to bring empty homes back into occupation