Decision details

Approval to accept Government funding under the Accommodation for Ex Offenders Scheme 2023-2025.

Reference: D56138

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Director of Communities, Housing and Environment approved acceptance of £304,000 from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities for continuation of the Accommodation for Ex Offenders (AfEO) programme in Leeds for the period 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2025. The Director approved the allocation of grant funding as follows:- £80,000 per annum for two staff to BARCA and £72,000 per annum to Housing Options to support the scheme and for landlord costs.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Simon Pickering, Contracts and Commissioning office - Public Health 0113 378 7854 Email:

Publication date: 13/03/2023

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