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Accelerating the Transformation of Temporary Accommodation

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To note the action needed to tackle the growing temporary accommodation crisis including approval in respect of the acquisition of properties.



That Cabinet:

1.      Noted the potential benefits of a council-owned not for profit RP and the ambition to take all appropriate steps to establish a company to help address the need to deliver specialist and supported housing in the city and to potentially deliver a wider range of affordable housing products to meet the City’s needs.

2.      Authorised the Chief Executive, in consultation with all Executive Directors, the Cabinet Member for Housing Delivery and Homelessness and the Deputy Mayor with responsibility for City Economy, Finance and Performance to progress the development of a Full Business Case for the establishment of a company to be approved in accordance with the decision pathway.

Report author: Louise Davidson

Publication date: 05/03/2024

Date of decision: 05/03/2024

Decided at meeting: 05/03/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/03/2024

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