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Housing First

Decision Maker: Housing & New Homes Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Update on the Housing First model of accommodating rough sleepers and single homeless people, exploring potential savings to the council and other public service providers.


(1)            That the contents of the report which is provided for information only, is noted.


(2)            That this report is referred to the Health and Wellbeing Board, for consideration of successes achieved by Housing First in terms of wellbeing outcomes and overall cost-effectiveness, and to explore the identification of resources in collaboration with the CCG in order to be able to contribute to its expansion in 2018/19.


(3)            That this report is referred to Policy, Resources & Growth Committee, to consider identifying the necessary budget to contribute to expansion of Housing First.


(4)            That a future Housing & New Homes Committee receive further information indicating options to enable housing providers to make suitable properties available to expand provision of Housing First accommodation.    

Report author: Sue Forrest

Publication date: 17/01/2018

Date of decision: 17/01/2018

Decided at meeting: 17/01/2018 - Housing & New Homes Committee

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