Decision details

Flexible Homelessness Support Grant Additional Payment

Reference: D48727

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


We have been advised that we have received an additional £629k grant from the Government to be spent on preventing and relieving homelessness.  Options are being considered regarding the proposals to spend £279k of it in order to increase resources and deliver improved outcomes related to private rented lettings.


The Director of Resources & Housing approved the proposals for use of the additional Flexible Homelessness Support Grant.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

The proposal includes 2 new C3 positions and so consultation with Trade Union representatives will be carried out.  Consultation has also taken place with HR and Finance.

Contact: Megan Godsell, Housing Policy Manager 07714654127 Email:

Publication date: 29/05/2019

Date of decision: 06/06/2019

Effective from: 14/06/2019

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