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Aberdeen City’s Strategic Housing Investment Plan 2023/24 – 2027/2028 - COM/22/198

Decision Maker: City Growth and Resources Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


(i)       approve the SHIP and its submission to the Scottish Government;

(ii)       notes that the SHIP 2023/24-2028/29 highlights that 2021/22 produced 692 affordable housing completions which is the highest number of affordable homes delivered in Aberdeen through the Affordable Housing Supply Programme and that a further 653 are projected to be completed in 2022/23;

(iii)      records its thanks to all officers involved for their efforts both in preparing the latest SHIP and for their success in progressing the affordable housing priorities agreed in the previous SHIP;

(iv)      notes officer recommendations, which were approved at Full Council on 24 August 2022, in relation to the Council Financial Performance Q1 report and that these recommendations included, “to instruct Chief Officer – Capital to pause the four Housing Capital Council-led new build projects as recommended in Appendix 5, to evaluate the actions to be taken, assess best value and where appropriate retender work packages. The outcome of this exercise will be reported to the next appropriate meeting of City Growth and Resource Committee.”; and

(v)      to otherwise note the verbal update provided by the Director of Resources in relation to the current volatility issues surrounding the construction industry.

Publication date: 26/09/2022

Date of decision: 21/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 21/09/2022 - City Growth and Resources Committee

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