Decision details

Tenancy Policy Crawley Homes

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the amended Tenancy Policy.




That the Cabinet:


a)            approves the Tenancy Policy (Appendix A to report CH/199) for adoption and subsequent publication.


b)            delegates authority to the Head of Crawley Homes, in consultation with the Cabinet member for Housing, to review and make amendments to the Tenancy Policy as further changes to legislation and statutory guidance are introduced.


(Generic Delegation 7 will be used to enact this recommendation).


c)            delegates to the Head of Crawley Homes the variation process required for introductory flexible tenancies under Section 103 of the Housing Act 1985


(Generic Delegation 3 will be used to enact this recommendation)



Reasons for the Recommendations


In line with the Localism Act 2011 and Regulatory Standards, it is a requirement for social landlords to have a policy in place which sets out their approach to offering tenancies and making best use of stock, as well as how they will manage and sustain tenancies.


The proposed Tenancy Policy sets out the Council’s revised approach.





Report author: Amanda Kendall

Publication date: 09/03/2023

Date of decision: 08/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 08/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/03/2023

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