Decision details

Grant payment to United Communities Housing Group – Launchpad, Alexandra Rd

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Mayor of Bristol has set out the objective of delivering 2000 new homes per year, of which 800 should be affordable, by 2020.
In response to this the Council has established a new Housing Delivery Team, a single multi-function team that will deliver homes through a number of routes including, making grant available to Registered Providers (RPs) to deliver affordable homes for rent.


Approve the total grant allocation to United Communities of £370,000 for 7 social rent units and 8 affordable rent units from the Affordable Housing Fund.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - All of the grant proposals from Registered Providers (including this one) were assessed by an Officer Panel and moderated through ProContract under the guidance of Procurement

Publication date: 20/05/2019

Date of decision: 20/05/2019