Decision details

Temporary Accommodation and Homelessness Consultancy Review

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Consideration was given to recommendation HP 24/11 of the Housing and Planning Scrutiny Select Committee of 19 March 2024 in respect of a recent consultancy review of temporary accommodation and homelessness. 


Cabinet had due regard to the views of the Scrutiny Select Committee, the financial and value for money considerations and legal implications and recognised that given the continued demands on homelessness services and the need for temporary accommodation, the Borough Council would be unable to continue to manage the temporary accommodation numbers without the service working at maximum efficiency and effectiveness. 




(1)    the Temporary Accommodation and Homelessness Service Review (attached at Annex 1), be noted; and


(2)    the Action Plan (attached at Annex 2), be approved.

Publication date: 05/04/2024

Date of decision: 02/04/2024

Decided at meeting: 02/04/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/04/2024

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