Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Leeds City Council has submitted a bid to the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) for Rough Sleeping Initiative funding for three years from 2022-25. The outcome is expected in the next month. If the bid is successful, a key decision will be required to allocate the grant for the purposes outlined in the bid, in a timely way.
The grant will cover revenue expenditure for a variety of interventions which will assist the city to deliver its ambitions to reduce the numbers of people who are rough sleeping and to deliver positive outcomes.
Approval is being sought to:
· accept the grant allocation from DLUHC
· award funding to a number of organisations to enhance the support to people who are rough sleeping or at risk of rough sleeping and/ or homelessness in Leeds
The Director of Communities, Housing and Environment has approved the decision to accept the grant allocation from DLUHC, subject to their approvaland award funding to the value of £4,045,811 to a number of organisations to enhance the support to people who are rough sleeping or at risk of rough sleeping and/ or homelessness in Leeds up to 2025.
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Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Executive Member Briefing
Ongoing consultation will be undertaken via:
· the Street Support Silver Group and Street Support Board (Gold)
Executive Member for Environment and Housing, Members of the Street Support Silver Group and Street Support Board and other relevant partner agencies
Contact: Julie Staton, Head of Commissioning 0113 3787858 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication date: 13/06/2022
Date of decision: 21/06/2022
Effective from: 29/06/2022