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Items for Decision (Part 1 - Open to the Public): No items.
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The officers consider that the following item contains exempt information as provided for in the Local Government Access to Information Act and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information. The Lead Member is recommended to agree the necessary resolution excluding the public from the meeting during consideration of this item. At the time this agenda is published no representations have been made that this part of the meeting should be open to the public.
Item for Decision (Part 2 - Closed to the Public):
Salford City Council - Record of Decision
An exception to Salford’s Private Sector Housing Assistance Policy (PSHAP) to support an application for discretionary top up funding, without a charge, where a mandatory grant of over £30,000 is being approved, with a value up to the discretionary limit (£50,000), considering any contribution from Great Places Housing Group.
This approval will support a Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) policy exception allowing Salford City Council to apply greater flexibility for Individual A, which will enable the recommended adaptations to be completed thus promoting Individual A’s health, wellbeing and independence.
Not to approve the DFG policy exception regarding Individual A.
The cost will be met from Salford City Council’s Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG).
No legal implications at this time.
Financial Advice obtained:
Supplied by – Stephen Thynne, Strategic Finance Manager, Tel: 0161 778 0244
Lead Member is requested to approve an exception to Salford’s Private Sector Housing Assistance Policy (PSHAP). This will support an application for discretionary top up funding, without a charge, where a mandatory grant of over £30,000 is being approved. The cost will be met from the Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) and it is anticipated that there is sufficient funding in this year’s programme for this cost to be met.
Procurement Advice obtained: Not at this stage.
HR Advice obtained: Not at this stage.
Climate Change Advice obtained: Not applicable.
The following documents have been used to assist the decision process:
The relevant documents contain exempt or confidential information and are not available for public inspection.
§ This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member.
This decision will come into force at 4.00 p.m. on 8th July 2022, unless it ... view the full decision text for item 5a