Decision details

Decision Maker: Corporate Director (Operations and Delivery)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


TDC have been chosen as one of forty Local Authorities to take part in a project by DLUHC. Approval was sort by Management Team and Cllr Andy Baker, Portfolio Holder for Housing. Both approved the decision to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to take part in the project. TDC are to be placed into one of two groups by DLUHC with a brief to deliver statistical data regarding Damp & Mould in the Private Rented Sector Housing market. Which group we are placed in will be known once the MOU is signed and returned. The first group is The Treatment Group and each LA will receive £130,000, whereas the second group, The Control Group will be given £11,000. If we are placed in the Treatment Group there will be an option to take a temporary member of staff for the duration of the project, that being one year.


To accept the offer to take part in the project and that the Private Sector Housing Team will be responsible for delivery of the project.


The Housing & Planning Portfolio Holder concurred with this decision being made.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - To accept the opportunity to take part
Option - To turn down the opportunity to take part

Option 1 was chosen.

Publication date: 21/03/2024

Date of decision: 19/03/2024

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