Decision details

Grant payment to United Communities Housing Association – 414 Speedwell Road, Bristol

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. This is the third round of grant funding by the Council under a new delegated authority scheme agreed by Cabinet on 7th March 2017.


Approves the total grant allocation to United Communities of £715,000 for 13 rented homes from the Affordable Housing funding budget.

Alternative options considered:

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

Publication date: 02/07/2019

Date of decision: 02/07/2019