Decision details

Commencement of formal consultation on the proposed transfer of Lambeth HRA properties in the London Boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Merton and Sutton

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes



(1)  To note that formal consultation with tenants and leaseholders living in the Lambeth HRA properties in Bromley, Croydon, Merton and Sutton will shortly begin on the council’s intentions to transfer the stock to a locally based housing association via Sections 32-34 and/or 43 of the Housing Act 1985.


(2)  To confirm the retention of an Independent Tenant Adviser, funded via Cost Code D13821, to work with the residents on considering the best bid for the stock.


(3)  To confirm to interested Registered Providers that, subject to the views of the tenants, and Secretary of State consent, that the council wishes to undertake a transfer of this stock.


(4)  To confirm to the GLA, and the host boroughs, of the council’s intentions and seek their endorsement.


Publication date: 19/11/2018

Date of decision: 27/11/2018

Effective from: 05/12/2018

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