Committee details

Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Purpose of committee

The Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee consists of 11 councillors. Meetings take place four times a year to discuss:

·        Affordable, social housing and homelessness provision 

·        Arts and culture strategy 

·        Asylum seekers and refugees 

·        Civil Enforcement (JET)  

·        Community Day Centres 

·        Community safety and crime & disorder  

·        Community Transport (Spelride) 

·        Disabled Facilities Grants 

·        Environmental Health excluding pollution control and contaminated land 

·        Family Support 

·        Home Improvement Agency 

·        Housing Benefits/Council Tax Support 

·        Housing Options including allocations  

·        Housing policies and strategies 

·        Leisure and sports contracts 

·        Licensing matters (including HMO licensing) save for those specifically reserved to the Licensing Committee 

·        Management and maintenance of council owned housing and services to tenants 

·        Private sector and social housing enforcement including housing conditions 

·        Public Halls  

·        Services for older people  

·        Supported living independently – including meals on wheels 

·        Voluntary and community sector strategy and liaison  

·        Workplace Health & Safety enforcement of businesses in the community.



Contact information

Support officer: Melis Owen. Email: