Decision details

Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Energy Efficiency Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To outline the Housing Revenue Account (HRA)’s plan to reach EPC C standard by 2030 across all BCC homes.

Decision:

That Cabinet:

1.      Authorised the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing Services and Energy and the Council’s Section 151 Officer to take all steps required to implement measures which improve the energy efficiency of residential properties owned by the council (including those detailed in the HRA Energy Efficiency Strategy set out in Appendix A to this report) including:

a)      submit appropriate funding applications (including applications to Homes England) and where such applications are successful, enter into grant agreements (in consultation with the Council’s Legal team) with the appropriate body and accept and spend such funding on such measures.

b)      use HRA investment plan funds and/or reserves to fund and/or match fund projects implementing such measures to maximise funding.

c)      procure and enter into all contracts required to deliver such measures including any contracts over the key decision threshold.

2.      Noted the recommendations set out in the HRA Energy Efficiency Strategy (Appendix A).

Report author: Miles Tilling

Publication date: 06/02/2024

Date of decision: 06/02/2024

Decided at meeting: 06/02/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 14/02/2024

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