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Housing & Land Delivery Board - Terms of Reference





The Board will assist in the accelerated delivery of housing and employment space across the West Midlands region, identifying the policy freedoms and flexibilities that should underpin the continued negotiations with Government on the devolution agenda.  The Board will be responsible for delivering the Land Delivery Action Plan and reviewing it periodically to ensure it was being actioned and remained current, and for making subsequent recommendations to the WMCA Board.



Accountable to


WMCA Board






All constituent and non-constituent member authorities will appoint one member each.


Environment Agency, Homes England and West Midlands Housing Association Partnership will appoint one member each.





The Portfolio Lead for Housing & Land will chair meetings.





All members of the Housing & Land Delivery Board will have one vote. The Chair does not have a casting vote.






The quorum for the meeting with be eight members.





To meet six times a year, or more frequently as required to discharge its responsibilities.




Meetings will be serviced by the WMCA’s Governance Services Team.













To provide co-ordination and direction on strategic matters relating to the housing and employment development needs of the region.


To provide the forum for facilitating strategic conversations between the local authorities around the supply of the right land, in the right places, to deliver the homes and jobs the population and the economy needs to grow in a sustainable way.


To commission a ‘spatial expression’ of land supply and use, and develop a collective understanding of the key housing and employment development needs of the region.


To develop and implement a strategy for accelerating housing growth and employment across the region.


To ensure alignment between WMCA-led strategies and programmes eg. transport, One Public Estate and the West Midlands Growth Company.


To recommend bids for government funding to the WMCA Board.


To collaborate with those external organisations that also have responsibility for housing delivery and policy.


On behalf of the WMCA, to lead dialogue with the Government on the West Midlands housing devolution/housing deal agenda, and as part of devolution negotiations with Government, to lead on developing propositions and asks that relate to housing delivery.


To commission and publish research on housing and employment land to inform decisions made by the WMCA Board.





To be reviewed in June 2019.