Decision details

Taking back the Lease for 11, 13 and 15 Bondway, and Converting 13 and 15 into Temporary Accommodation for the Homeless

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decision:

1.    To accept the return of the lease for 11, 13 and 15 Bondway from London and Quadrant Housing Trust (L and Q) and to simultaneously re-grant the lease for number 11 back to L and Q on substantially the same terms as the existing lease for 72 years, which will permit the Council to accept the surrender of the lease for numbers 13 and 15 whilst allowing L and Q to continue licensing number 11 to St Mungo’s to provide a street homelessness assessment centre.

 

2.    To approve and allocate £1.5m to repair and convert two properties -13 and 15  Bondway - into temporary accommodation for the homeless, including paying for security to guard the premises until the work has been completed and the accommodation is let.

 

Publication date: 06/09/2019

Date of decision: 16/09/2019

Effective from: 24/09/2019

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