Review of Fixed Term Tenancies Policy
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Under the Council’s Tenancy Strategy, new tenants were provided with a 12-month introductory tenancy followed by a 5 year fixed term tenancy. Towards the end of the 5 year fixed tenancy a review was conducted to establish whether or not a new fixed term tenancy should be offered or the tenancy concluded and the resident moved to a different property or not offered a new tenancy by the Council.
The proposed policy included as Appendix A to the report covered the review process, the potential outcomes and the appeal process for residents.
A motion was MOVED by Cllr Mrs Pearson and SECONDED by Cllr Russell to agree the recommendations in the report.
Following a discussion a vote was taken and it was RESOLVED that: Members are asked to:
R1. To approve the policy.
Reasons for Recommendation
To ensure that the Housing Department had documentation to support the implementation of the review of fixed term tenancies and provide an appeals process for tenants.
Publication date: 16/07/2021
Date of decision: 05/07/2021
Decided at meeting: 05/07/2021 - Environment, Enforcement & Housing Committee