Decision details

Rough Sleeping Accommodation Programme (RSAP) Grant Funding

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval to submit a bid to the Rough Sleeping Accommodation Program (RSAP) round 5 and if successful, to accept and spend the funding.

Decision:

Cabinet

1.      Approved the submission of a bid to the Rough Sleeping Accommodation Program (RSAP) of £1,625,988 capital funding, £407,630 revenue funding for BCC and a maximum of £300,000 revenue for external providers to be allocated as outlined in this report.

2.      Approved the use of match funding of £400,000 as outlined in this report.

3.      Authorised, subject to successful grant award, the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing Delivery and Homes to accept and spend the DLUHC/Homes England grant funding of a maximum of £2,333,618 and match funding of £400,000, including procuring and awarding any contract(s) which may be over £500k, necessary for the continued implementation of RSAP, in-line with maximum budget envelopes outlined in this report, noting the associated Legal commentary.

4.      Authorised Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration to invoke any subsequent extensions/variations specifically defined in the contract(s) being awarded, up to the maximum budget envelope outlined in this report.

Report author: Paul Sylvester

Publication date: 05/04/2022

Date of decision: 05/04/2022

Decided at meeting: 05/04/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/04/2022

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