Issue details

Issue details

Using Compulsory Purchase Orders to bring Empty Homes back into Occupation


The report presents a case to use compulsory purchase order (CPO) powers to bring empty homes back into occupation.  The report recommends the use of CPO for a particular long term empty home but also seeks delegated authority to take all necessary steps to complete the process.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £200,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Dunstable Central;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/08/2018

Open/Exempt: Open;

Decision due: 4 December 2018 by EXECUTIVE

Comment: Comments by 04/11/2018 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.


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