Decision details

Authorisation to accept and spend the RSI 5-7 July 2022 – March 2025 Funding

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This will ensure that we are able to fund the services that are preventing and reliving rough sleeping in the city in line with the governments Rough Sleeping Strategy and the aims of the Corporate Strategy 2022-27.


A report was approved by Cabinet on the 5th April 2022 for the plans for the provision of services relating to the Rough Sleeping Initiative (RSI) and Commissioning services from 2022 to 2025.
Recommendation 1 on the report requested that Cabinet, ‘Authorise the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration in consultation with Cabinet Member Housing Delivery and Homes to enter into a grant agreement to accept and spend the funding of £10,160,931 from DLUCH to reduce rough sleeping in the city for 2022/25”. We now have confirmation of the award from July 2022 to March 2025. This funding, alongside the funding already granted for Q1 will allow us to extend current contracts and grant agreements until tender processes have been undertaken and new contracts are in place for funded services in the programme until March 2025.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - This option prioritises service continuity to prevent a return to rough sleeping for a vulnerable client group who experience multiple disadvantage and any other option would be contrary to the aims of the Corporate Strategy 2022-27.
Option 2 -
Option 3 -

Publication date: 13/06/2022

Date of decision: 13/06/2022