Decision details

Single Homelessness Accommodation Programme (SHAP) Funding Bid (Expansion of Housing First)

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 including match funding from the HRA and, if successful, to accept and spend grant funding for the Single Homelessness Accommodation Programme (SHAP).

Decision:

That Cabinet:

1.      Approved the submission of a November bid to the Single Homelessness Accommodation Programme (SHAP) for an HRA match-funded Housing First scheme.

2.       Approved the use of match funding of up to £2,850,000 from the HRA.

3.      Authorised, subject to successful grant award, the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with Cabinet Member for Housing Delivery and Homes, to accept and spend the grant award from DLUHC for the SHAP bid submitted in partnership with St Mungo’s, in-line with the maximum envelopes contained in this report.

4.      Authorised, subject to successful grant award, the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with Cabinet Member for Housing Delivery and Homes, to accept and spend the grant award from DLUHC and match funding of up to £2,850,000 HRA funding, in-line with the maximum envelopes contained in this report.

Report author: Paul Sylvester

Publication date: 07/11/2023

Date of decision: 07/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 07/11/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/11/2023

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