Decision details

A supplementary grant award to Curo for development of land at Imperial Park, Wills Way Bristol BS13 7TJ to support cost associated with meeting Bristol Heat Hierarchy requirements

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

The Mayor of Bristol has set out the objective of delivering 2,000 new homes per year, of which 1000 new affordable homes shall be delivered per year by 2023/24. In response to this the Council allocated £57m for the Council to provide grants to Registered Providers and other eligible organisations for affordable homes for rent or supplementary grants to: promote Zero Carbon affordable homes, adopt modular housing and incentivise the building of wheelchair user bungalows. This is the 27nd round of grant funding by the Council under the delegated authority scheme agreed by Cabinet on 2nd April 2019.

Decision:

Approve the allocation of supplementary grant to Curo Housing Association of £700,000 to support Heat Hierarchy requirements for the development of 70 affordable homes from the Affordable Housing Funding Budget, made under the delegated authority for grant payments (including those in excess of £0.5m) to support the delivery of housing approved by Cabinet on 7th March 2017.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - All the grant proposals from Registered Providers (including this one) were assessed by an Officer Panel and moderated through Pro Contract.
Option 2 -
Option 3 -

Publication date: 05/01/2022

Date of decision: 21/12/2021