To seek approval for an updated Homelessness
and Rough Sleeping Strategy, which sets out how the council will
work with partners to prevent and manage homelessness and eliminate
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/11/2021
Decision due: 25 Jan 2022 by Executive
Lead member: Executive Member for Adult Services, Health and Housing
Lead director: Executive Director: People
Contact: Sarah Gee, Assistant Director: Early Help and Communities Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01344 351447.
Housing authorities are required to consult
other public authorities, voluntary organisations and specialist
agencies before adopting or modifying a homelessness strategy. A
draft homelessness strategy has been prepared for stakeholder
consultation prior to the development of the final
These will include voluntary organisations and
registered providers, internal housing and welfare services, and
other public bodies such as health agencies, Probation, Police,
Adults and Children’s Social Care
Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: People.
Financial Impact: The local authority receives grant funding from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities to support action to prevent and relieve homelessness, as well as funding under the Rough Sleeping Initiative, and grant to support for Discretionary Housing Payments. Actions proposed in the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy will be funded from these sources.