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Review of Housing and Homelessness Strategies

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the new Housing and Homelessness Rough Sleeping Strategies.




(1)          the Housing Strategy 2019 be approved; and


(2)          the Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy 2019 be approved.


Reason for Decision:  The Housing Strategy was a key strategic document. Approval of this document enabled the Council’s housing priorities to be set out and communicated to stakeholders.


The Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy was both a key strategic document and a statutory requirement.  Approval of these documents enabled the Council to set out its’ homelessness priorities, meet its statutory responsibilities and reduced the risk of legal challenge.


Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.


Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

Report author: Nick Powell

Publication date: 15/11/2019

Date of decision: 14/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 14/11/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/11/2019

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