Decision details

Transfer of housing stock in Cherwell District Council and Mendip District Council to Sanctuary Housing

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Proposed transfer of stock of 26 properties in Banbury and Frome to Sanctuary Housing, following a favourable ballot of the residents.


  1. To note the outcome of the ballot conducted by Electoral Reform Services and to report the outcome of the ballot to the Greater London Authority (GLA) and Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).
  2. To delegate to the Strategic Director of Neighbourhoods and Growth the authority to progress the negotiation of the financial and other terms of the proposed transfers to the point of completion of the transfers, subject to Full Council approving the application to the Secretary of State as per (1) above, and subject to the Secretary of State granting consent.
  3. That subject to the adoption of recommendation (2) above, the Cabinet Member recommends to Full Council that an application be made to the Secretary of State for consent to the transfers in respect of the 21 properties owned and managed by Lambeth in Banbury (Cherwell District Council) and 4 properties in Frome (Mendip District Council) to Sanctuary Housing.


Publication date: 07/06/2017

Date of decision: 15/06/2017

Effective from: 23/06/2017

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