Issue details

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

To accept additional grant from the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) via the Single Homelessness Accommodation Programme (SHAP 5) and the associated grant terms and conditions. This funding was not anticipated and as such was not included as part of the original decision.


To approve the acquisition of a minimum of five 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: 02/04/2024

Decision due: 20 May 2024 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.