Issue details

Grant acceptance and purchase of accommodation to address gaps in homelessness pathway provision

To accept a grant from the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) via the Single Homelessness Accommodation Programme (SHAP) and the associated grant terms and conditions.


To approve the acquisition of a minimum of ten properties from the open market within a defined budget and to allow officers, following appropriate consultation and due diligence, to proceed with the acquisitions.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure and strategic nature / impact on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/11/2023

Decision due: 9 November 2023 by Cabinet member adults, health and wellbeing

Lead member: Cabinet member adults, health and wellbeing

Lead director: Corporate Director - Community Wellbeing

Department: Community Wellbeing

Contact: Tina Wood, Housing development officer Email: Tel: 01432 261975.