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					                                                                                            COMMUNITY HOUSING COMPREHENSIVE ACTION PLAN




                CODE

                HS = Housing Strategy

                HM = Homelessness Strategy

                YP = Young People's Housing Strategy

                OP = Older Persons' Housing Strategy

                PS = Private Sector Housing Strategy

                EDS = Housing Equality & Diversity Strategy




                Updated 11.1.06

         NO     TASK                                          LEAD OFFICER      TARGET       MILESTONE             RESOURCE            OUTPUT               PROGRESS




                                                                                           Produce specification                       Comprehensive         County-wide specification
                Carry out 4th District-wide Housing Needs                                  by end September                            district wide housing produced. Brief to be produced
HS            4 Survey                                        Tony Whittaker          2006 2005                    General Fund        needs survey          October 2005.
                Facilitate a minimum of 3-4 targeted                                                                                                        Hawkshead and Broughton West
                village/parish surveys per annum through                                                           General Fund        14 localised Housing surveys completed 2005/06 - 2
HS            5 CRHT                                          Tony Whittaker    2002-2006    Annual target 3-4     monies identified   Needs Surveys        more to be done.


                                                                                                                                                            116 completed 2002-2005. Further
                                                                                                                                                            33 completed so far in 2005/6 with
                                                                                                                                                            a further 12 due for completion by
                                                                                                                                                            March 2006. This makes a total of
                Enable 160 - 200 new homes through RSLs                                                                                                     161 (of which 87 are suitable for
                to 2006 (of which 80 – 100 new homes                                                                                   160-200 new          young people) hence the target will
HS, YP        9 suitable for young people)                    Tony Whittaker    2002-2006                          ADP                 affordable homes     be met.
             Undertake a survey of redundant commercial
             premises in the district before April 2006 to
             identify potential affordable housing                                                                                     All such premises    Completed as part of Urban
PS        14 opportunities                                    Tony Whittaker         Apr-06 As per target          Staff time          assessed             Capacity Study.


             Help to establish, in partnership with others, an
             equity share scheme, using private finance, to
             assist local first-time buyers and key workers
             to purchase homes in the private sector within                                 Set up mechanism to                                             Yorkshire Dales scheme being
             the district. Participate in a pilot scheme and                                deliver scheme by April                   Report on outcome     progressed - still in preparatory
PS        19 evaluate                                          Tony Whittaker        Apr-06 2005                    Second homes fund of pilot              phase.
             Further investigate the possibility of enabling
             new affordable homes through equity share                                                             Capital         New affordable           7 households assisted in 2004/05.
             schemes in partnership with Registered Social                                  Assess ‘Impact HA      Programme/Secon homes (number to         Additional funding secured from
PS        20 Landlord partners                                 Tony Whittaker        Apr-05 model’ by May 2004     d homes fund    be decided)              Regional Housing Board.




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                                                                                          COMMUNITY HOUSING COMPREHENSIVE ACTION PLAN




              CODE

              HS = Housing Strategy

              HM = Homelessness Strategy

              YP = Young People's Housing Strategy

              OP = Older Persons' Housing Strategy

              PS = Private Sector Housing Strategy

              EDS = Housing Equality & Diversity Strategy




              Updated 11.1.06

         NO   TASK                                              LEAD OFFICER     TARGET      MILESTONE              RESOURCE       OUTPUT              PROGRESS




             Further investigate a potential future policy to                              Collect and analyse
             assist hotel workers to access affordable                                     evidence by Sept’                                           Task taken on by LSP Affordable
PS        21 housing by November 2004                           Tony Whittaker      Nov-04 2004                     Staff time     Report to Members   Housing Task Group.
             Housing and regeneration staff to liaise on a
             quarterly basis to receive updates on                                         Oct 2003
             community led planning and regeneration                                       January 2004
             initiatives to ensure links recognised and                                    April 2004        July                                      Ulverston Canal Masterplan to be
HS        25 developed                                       Tony Whittaker           2006 2004                     Staff time     Quarterly update    considered by full Council.
             Introduce a Mediation Service, including family
HM, YP    27 mediation for young people                      Tony Whittaker         Apr-04                                                             Achieved. Service now underway.

             Investigate the need for a local scheme to                                                                                                Achieved. ASB Task Group do not
             provide intensive support to people with anti-                                Crime & Disorder audit                                      support. Letter sent to CHF Chair
HM        29 social behaviour problems                          Tony Whittaker      Mar-05 Oct'04                                                      to seek pilot elsewhere in Cumbria.




             Identify gaps in housing provision and support
             services by working with the Cumbria                                                                                                      County-wide needs analysis
             Supporting People Team in undertaking a                                                                                                   completed September 2004. Gaps
HM, YP    30 needs analysis                                 Tony Whittaker          Mar-04                                                             to be included in SP Strategy.



             Complete the planned independent housing
HM        32 advice centre in Ulverston                         Tony Whittaker      Jan-04                                                             Achieved. Completed Mar'04.
             Support the provision of independent housing
             advice services in Kendal and Ulverston                                                                                                   Achieved. Service level
             (including quality mark target) and establish                                                                                             agreements in place with Manna
HM, YP    33 service level agreements                           Tony Whittaker      Oct-03                                                             House and Impact.




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                                                                                         COMMUNITY HOUSING COMPREHENSIVE ACTION PLAN




              CODE

              HS = Housing Strategy

              HM = Homelessness Strategy

              YP = Young People's Housing Strategy

              OP = Older Persons' Housing Strategy

              PS = Private Sector Housing Strategy

              EDS = Housing Equality & Diversity Strategy




              Updated 11.1.06

         NO   TASK                                            LEAD OFFICER     TARGET        MILESTONE               RESOURCE          OUTPUT               PROGRESS




                                                                                                                                                            Achieved. TVF to be family hostel
             Review client group for Town View Fields                                                                                                       but can only be implemented if new
HM, YP    40 hostel and consider remodelling requirements Tony Whittaker            Oct-03                                                                  single persons hostel is developed

             Complete the planned 6 bed temporary
             homeless accommodation in Ulverston and
HM, YP    41 agree referral arrangements                      Tony Whittaker        Jan-04                                                                  Achieved. Completed Mar'04.
             Develop emergency homeless                                                                                                                     5 units of homeless move-on
             accommodation for single people in Kendal                         01/03/2005                                                                   accommodation in Kendal
             and investigate possible links with Town View                     Revised to                                                                   completed 30.3.05. No further
HM, YP    42 Fields                                           Tony Whittaker   31/03/06                                                                     accommodation at this stage.
                                                                                                                                                            Achieved - service operational from
                                                                                                                                                            September 2005 (not just young
                                                                                            Draft referral process                                          people)
HM, YP    45 Establish a furniture service for young people   Tony Whittaker         Jul-04 by Apr 04
             Promote schemes to encourage private
             landlords to house young people and
             homeless households, as part of new SLDC                                                                                                       Achieved. New grants policy in
HM, YP    49 grants policy                                    Tony Whittaker         Apr-04
                                                                               Apr-03.                                                                      place.
                                                                               Revised to
                                                                               Jul-03.      Draft by March 2003.                       Up to date
             Produce a new Private Sector Housing                              Revise to    Revised to April-03.                       comprehensive
HS        56 Strategy                                         Tony Whittaker   April 2004 Revise to January 04       Staff time        strategic document   Achieved.
             To work in partnership with the South Lakes
             Development Trust to investigate and, where
             appropriate, establish a low-cost loan scheme
             for home improvements and energy efficiency                                   Work up initial                             Low-cost loans
             measures aimed at owner-occupiers by April                                    proposals by April                          provided (number to
PS        73 2006                                          Tony Whittaker           Apr-06 2005                      Capital Programme be determined)      Put on hold.
             Ensure availability of home security advice                                                                                                   Achieved.
OP        75 leaflets in council outlets                   Tony Whittaker           Nov-03




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                                                                                           COMMUNITY HOUSING COMPREHENSIVE ACTION PLAN




               CODE

               HS = Housing Strategy

               HM = Homelessness Strategy

               YP = Young People's Housing Strategy

               OP = Older Persons' Housing Strategy

               PS = Private Sector Housing Strategy

               EDS = Housing Equality & Diversity Strategy




               Updated 11.1.06

          NO   TASK                                          LEAD OFFICER      TARGET        MILESTONE                RESOURCE           OUTPUT               PROGRESS
                                                                                                                                                              3 completed so far, further 2 to be
              Provide a minimum of 12 new purpose built                                                                                  12 new purpose built completed November 2005 -
HS         77 homes for people with physical disabilities    Tony Whittaker    2002-2006                              ADP                homes                others in the pipeline.
                                                                                                                                                             Both Ulverston schemes (young
                                                                                                                                                             people and former substance
                                                                                                                                         Increased number of misusers) completed in August
              Develop new supported housing schemes in                                       Annual review of         ADP, LASHG,        supported housing   2005. Funding bid made for very
HS         79 line with new priorities                        Tony Whittaker   2002-2006     priorities               Renovation Grant   units               sheltered scheme in Kendal.
              Establish 6 safe homes with floating support in
HM         80 Kendal and Ulverston                            Tony Whittaker        Mar-04                                                                     Achieved.
                                                                                             Complete assessment                                               Completed. Scheme is viable. To
              Consider viability of developing a supported                                   by June 2004. Work up                                             include in SP Strategy. Unlikely to
              housing scheme in Windermere for young                                         bid by Oct 2004.                                                  happen soon due to lack of SP
YP         81 people                                         Tony Whittaker         Oct-04                                                                     funds.
                                                                                             Include in SP Strategy
                                                                                             Mar'05.
HS, HM,       Expand South Cumbria Floating Support                                                                   Supporting People
YP         82 scheme to all tenures                          Tony Whittaker    2003/06                                growth funds      To be agreed           County-wide review end 2005/06.

              Provide a minmum of 16 units of move-on                                                                                                          Unable to progress due to lack of
HS, YP     83 accommodation for people with support needs Tony Whittaker       2002 - 2006                            ADP                16 people             revenue funding for support.


                                                                                           Private Sector Stock
                                                                                           Condition Survey
                                                                                           complete Jan 03.
                                                                                           Older Persons Housing                         To determine
                                                                                           Strategy Jan 03.                              whether a Home
                                                                                           Consultation Mar 03 -                         Improvement Agency
              Appraise the value of a Home Improvement                                     May 03. Council Oct                           is required in South
HS         84 Agency in South Lakeland                       Tony Whittaker         Jun-03 03. SP bid by end Jan. Staff time             Lakeland District    Achieved.
              Contribute towards the development of a                                                                                    Cumbria Housing
HS         87 Cumbria Housing Strategy                       Tony Whittaker         Jun-06 Draft by Mar-06            Staff time         Strategy             On target.
              Introduce a formal training scheme for young                                                                                                    Achieved. Linked with Furniture
YP         88 people in Kendal and/or Ulverston              Tony Whittaker         Dec-04                                                                    Scheme above.




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                                                                                  COMMUNITY HOUSING COMPREHENSIVE ACTION PLAN




           CODE

           HS = Housing Strategy

           HM = Homelessness Strategy

           YP = Young People's Housing Strategy

           OP = Older Persons' Housing Strategy

           PS = Private Sector Housing Strategy

           EDS = Housing Equality & Diversity Strategy




           Updated 11.1.06

      NO  TASK                                         LEAD OFFICER      TARGET        MILESTONE           RESOURCE          OUTPUT                   PROGRESS
          Undertake housing needs analysis for teenage
          parents and ex-offenders and work up options                                                                                                Completed - included in Supporting
YP     89 in light of this                             Tony Whittaker         Oct-03                                                                  People Strategy.
                                                                                     1st draft Strategy Nov                  Target strategy for
          Contribute to production of Cumbria                                        03. 2nd draft Strategy                  housing related
HS     90 Supporting People Strategy                    Tony Whittaker        Mar-04 Jan 04.                Staff time       support services         Completed.
          Develop 4 safe houses for victims of domestic Tony Whittaker          2010                        £Supporting      4 homes provided
          violence                                                                                          People revenue
EDS   119
                                                                                                            Housing
          Establish routine equality monitoring in ·    Tony Whittaker   Ongoing     Establish record       Staff time       Database of
          affordable housing applicants                                              keeping system by                       equalities information
EDS   137 (including customer satisfaction)                                          December 2005




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