Decision - Homeless & Rough Sleeper accommodation next steps

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Homeless & Rough Sleeper accommodation next steps

Decision Maker: Policy & Resources Urgency Sub-Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report outlines our proposed next steps in relation to transition from our current emergency response to provision of accommodation for homeless and rough sleepers under Covid-19 Urgency Powers. This is in order that, as current restrictions are lifted, we are ready and have completed scenario modelling as to how we manage out and make post pandemic provision for this client group’s accommodation and support needs.


RESOLVED: That the Committee agreed -


(i)             The next steps and moving to the next phase of accommodation so that people are not at risk of returning to the street when restrictions are lifted.


(ii)            To enter into contract [Licence to Occupy] with the University of Brighton for 222 units of student accommodation as move on from initial accommodation acquired under Covid-19 Urgency Powers.

Report author: Sylvia Peckham

Publication date: 14/05/2020

Date of decision: 14/05/2020

Decided at meeting: 14/05/2020 - Policy & Resources Urgency Sub-Committee

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