Decision details

Authorisation to extend Preventing Homelessness Accommodation Pathways

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

This will ensure that we are able to fund the services that are keeping citizens safe in accommodation that provides appropriate support and further 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.

Decision:

A report was approved by Cabinet on 7th June 2022 for the four Preventing Homelessness Accommodation Pathways to be extended for two periods of one year each from 28th October 2022 to 27th October 2024, and for the Pathways Resettlement Service to be extended for a period of one year from 23rd October 2022 to 22nd October 2023.
Recommendation 1 on the report requested that Cabinet, ‘Authorise the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing Delivery and Homes, to: a) extend the Men Only Services; Mix Accommodation; Women Only Services; Substance Misuse, each for 1 + 1 years until 27th October 2024; and b) extend the Preventing Homelessness Accommodation Pathway Resettlement Service for 1 year until 22nd October 2023’.

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: 16/06/2022

Date of decision: 16/06/2022