Councillor Julie Jackson is the Portfolio Holder for Housing and Communities.The portfolio holder for Housing is responsible for: - Housing strategy. - Housing needs of the borough. - Social housing stock. - Council housing stock - including estates management and rent collection. - Housing related support services. - Specialist housing. - Housing advice and homelessness. - Grants for disabled residents. - Tenant participation. - Private sector accommodation. - Maintenance of Council housing stock, including stores and out of hours call out.