Issue details

Crown House Lease

To receive Executive approval and support to enter into a 5-year lease for Crown House to use as longer-term temporary accommodation rather than short term nightly paid accommodation.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Emmbrook;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/11/2021

Reason for urgency:
Approval of this lease will enable the Council to ensure that there is adequate B&B available during the Christmas period as well as delivering financial savings.

Decision due: 15 Dec 2021 by Executive

Lead member: Deputy Leader of the Council - John Kaiser

Lead director: Director, Place and Growth - Steve Moore

Department: Housing, Income and Assesments

Contact: Zulfiqar Mulak Email: Zulfiqar.Mulak@wokingham.gov.uk.

Reference Number: WBC1244

Reason For Consideration: The reason for the urgency is that the approval of this lease will enable the Council to ensure that there is adequate B&B available during the Christmas period as well delivering financial savings. The agreement will lead to an annual budget reduction of £163k from the current nightly rate being for these premises.

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Documents

  • Crown House Lease