This report sets out the progress made in establishing an Arms Length Management Organisation (ALMO) - to be called East Kent Housing (EKH) – to manage the council housing stock of Canterbury, Dover, Shepway and Thanet district councils and the proposed arrangements between the councils and EKH. Approval is sought to delegate responsibility for housing management functions to East Kent Housing Limited with effect from 1 April 2011. This report also deals with the creation of a new joint committee and delegates functions to it relating to the ownership and control of EKH.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Significant effect on communities;
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Decision due: 16 Feb 2010 by Cabinet
Decision due: 18 Feb 2010 by Council
Decision due: 23 Sep 2010 by Cabinet
Decision due: 7 Oct 2010 by Council
Decision due: 10 Feb 2011 by Cabinet
Decision due: 24 Feb 2011 by Council
Lead member: Councillor Christopher T Wells, Shadow Cabinet Member for Community Services firstname.lastname@example.org, Cabinet Member for Community Services
Contact: Madeline Homer, Director of Community Services 01843 577123 Email: email@example.com Tel: 01843 577123.
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