Issue details

Homelessness Prevention and Rough Sleeping Strategy


To approve the council's strategy to prevent homelessness and rough sleeping.

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) Rough Sleeping Strategy, published August 2018, requires all local authorities to update their existing strategies to homelessness and rough sleeping strategies. By 31st December 2019 housing authorities are required to:

§ make available their strategies online and submit them to MHCLG and;

§ publish annual action plans.


The MHCLG Rough Sleeping Strategy 2018, requires local authorities to develop and publish an annual improvement plan for the strategy.



Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Strategic nature / impact on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/02/2019

Decision due: 19 December 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet member housing, regulatory services, and community safety

Lead director: Director of Economy and Place

Department: Economy and Place

Contact: Hayley Crane, Strategic Housing Manager Email: Tel: 01432 261919.


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