Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Deputy Chief Executive has considered a report detailing the implications of a valid application to purchase a freehold interest of a house or extend the lease of a flat made by a Council’s tenant under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 and outlining arrangement for the delegation of processing any applications if they meet the qualifying criteria.
The Deputy Chief Executive has then:-
(1) acknowledged the legal obligation for the Council to convey its freehold interest in its dwelling houses or extend the lease on its flats upon receipt of a valid claim from an applicant which meets the qualifying criteria; and
(2) authorised the Strategic Head of Legal, Democratic Governance and Estate and Asset Management to:-
· process any applications made under the Act in accordance with the Act; and
· do all things necessary or incidental in order to complete the sales of such freehold interests in accordance with the Act.
Decision Reference: OEDDCE99
Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None
Contact: Charlotte Cordingley Email: Charlotte.email@example.com Tel: 0161 474 4240.
Publication date: 09/10/2020
Date of decision: 25/07/2019