Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
(Report of Director of Planning Housing and Environmental Health)
Members were provided with an update on funding for homelessness functions over 2020/21 and into 2021/22. Proposals to utilise additional Homeless Prevention Grant funding received in 2021/22 were also clarified.
Following consideration by the Communities and Housing Advisory Board, the Cabinet Member for Housing resolved that:
(1) the additional £133,979 unbudgeted Homeless Support Grant be built into the Homelessness Reserve budget and:
(i) £75,342 used to fund a temporary 2 year fixed term contracted post at Scale 6, as supported by Management Team;
(ii) the remaining £63,638 additional funding be utilised to offset the Borough Council’s temporary accommodation costs.
Publication date: 21/05/2021
Date of decision: 25/05/2021
Decided at meeting: 25/05/2021 - Communities and Housing Advisory Board
Effective from: 05/06/2021